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VULLIAMY, Lewis (1791--1871)
[The Bridge of the SSa Trinita over the Arno at Florence. Prospectus]
Bridge of the SSa. Trinita, over the Arno, at Florence. In a few days will be published, on two sheets of double elephant paper, and coloured, price one pound; or on a super royal paper, sewed, and one of the plates to fold, price fifteen shillings, ... the plan, elevation, sections, and particular details ... accompanied by some explanatory remarks, drawn and measured ... by Lewis Vulliamy, architect, ...
[London]: R.G. Gunnell, printer, 10, Poultry, [1822].
[2] p. ; 23.5 cm. (4°)

Quarter-sheet, verso blank. Drop-head title. Dated at end: July 18, 1822. Vulliamy measured and drew the bridge in September and October 1818, when he was on the Grand Tour as a 'travelling student from the Royal Academy'. Subscriptions were received at 361 Oxford Street. The complete work comprised four plates and 8 pp. of explanatory text. Soane does not appear to have subscribed.

Copy Notes Accompanied by an ALs dated 361 Oxford Street / August 1 1822 and signed Lewis Vulliamy, hoping for Soane's patronage. (Priv. Corr. XVI.F.18).

Binding Folded papers.

Reference Number 6383


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