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CHAMBERS, Sir William (1723--1796)
[Treatise on civil architecture. 1825. Prospectus]
May the first, will be published part I. (to be completed in six parts) of A treatise on the decorative part of civil architecture, by Sir William Chambers, ... Fourth edition. With a very considerable number of notes, and an essay on Grecian architecture, accompanied with profiles, and details of its celebrated examples. By Joseph Gwilt, architect, ... With sixty-six plates, ...
London: published by Priestley and Weale (establishment of works on art), [1825].
2 p. ; 22.4 cm (4°)

Bifolium. A prospectus for Gwilt's new, up-to-date edition with reduced steel-engraved plates, published in 1825 (q.v.). Soane is named fourth in the 'List Of Subscribers' in the published work for one of 25 copies issued with 'Proofs On India Paper, Quarto'.

Copy Notes Tipped onto the front free-endpaper of one of Soane's copies of the third edition, 1791 (q.v., copy 1).

Reference Number 6771


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