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BUSBY, Charles Augustin (1786--1834)
Models for intended buildings. An architect, who has obtained several public professional distinctions, having uniformly found that plans, elevations, and sections, are not sufficiently intelligible and satisfactory, ...
[London]: J. Barfield, printer, 91, Wardour-Street, Soho, [182-?].
[2] p. ; 25.7 cm. (4º)

Quarter-sheet, verso blank. Undated. Busby's address at the end is given as '33, Berners-Street, Oxford-Street'. Promotes the use of architectural models to display architectural designs 'as distinctly as if the building itself were actually in existence' and their use in estimating building costs more precisely 'before a brick is laid'.

Copy Notes Folded as an envelope and addressed in ink in the space provided on p. [4] under the printed heading 'Relating to the Business of His Majesty's Commissioners for Building additional Churches' to John Soane Esqr R.A. / &c &c &c / Lincolns Inn Fields.

Binding Loose paper.

Reference Number 6826


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