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ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL FOR LUNATICS
[Reasons for the establishing and further encouragement. 1798]
Reasons for the establishing, and further encouragement of St. Luke's Hospital for Lunaticks; together with the rules and orders for the government thereof.
London: printed by March and Teape, 1798.
44 p., fold. engr. frontis., fold. letterpress table ; 18.3 cm. (4º)

With a list of the governors and annual benefactors for 1798. Soane's name is included in the list of governors. Soane's interest in hospitals and asylums had a professional as well as a philanthropic character, and as a pupil in the office of George Dance the Younger he had worked on his master's design for the hospital's new premises and the Finsbury estate.

Copy Notes Bound (2) after the edition of 1785 (q.v.).

Binding C20th navy blue pebble-grained book-cloth, gilt-lettered spine.

Reference Number 160


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