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Creator:
Laing, David, 1774-1856, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

Plans, elevations, and sections, of buildings public and private : executed in various parts of England, &c., including the new custom-house, London, with plans, details, and descriptions / engraved on fifty-nine plates by David Laing, F.S.A., architect and surveyor to the Board of Customs, &c.

Additional Title(s):

Half-title: Plans of buildings public and private, including the new custom-house, London, &c. &c. &c.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by Bensley and Sons, Bolt-Court, Fleet-Street, and published by J. Taylor, Architectural Library, High Holborn, MDCCCXVIII [1818]
Physical Description:
[10], xiv, [2], 44 pages, 57 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 55 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 78 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 78 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by James Davis, Isaac Taylor, William Woolnoth, John Roffe, R. Roffe, and Joseph Skelton; after David Laing.
The majority of the work (30 pages and 41 plates) illustrates Laing's new Custom House In London. Plates 54-57 show designs for his villas and the Church of St. Dunstan in the East.
With a list of subscribers preceding the introduction.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1716
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 171.1
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in later maroon half morocco, with contemporary marbled boards.
BAC: British Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original paper covered boards.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain.
Church architecture -- Great Britain.
Custom-house (London, England)
Form/Genre:
Subscriber's lists.
Contributors:
Taylor, J. (Josiah), publisher.
Davis, James, active 1818, engraver.
Taylor, Isaac, 1759-1829, engraver.
Woolnoth, W. (William), engraver.
Roffe, John, 1769-1850, engraver.
Roffe, Richard, engraver.
Skelton, Joseph, 1783-1871, engraver.
Bensley and Son, printer.
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