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TOWSE, John David
Approaches to the new London Bridge. Sir, Great pains having been taken to lead the public mind to form an opinion that an approach cannot be made to the new London bridge on the city-side, without the erection of an arch over Upper Thames Street, I am directed by the committee of Bridge Ward ...
[London]: [1828].
[4] p. ; 32.5 cm. (2°)

Folded sheet, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. Lithographically printed letter dated at end 'Fishmongers' Hall 5th. September 1828', signed in facsimile 'John David Towse', containing an invitation to view 'three Models ... prepared by an eminent Architect, one shewing the the projected plan with an Arch over Upper Thames Street, the two others without an Arch, (one with a single line of Road.)' in order to prove that an approach without an arch is to be preferred.

Copy Notes Previously folded as an envelope addressed on blank p. [4] to John Soane Esqr / Lincoln's Inn fields. and endorsed by Soane 1828 / London Bridge / Mr. Towse / 5th Sepr.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6367


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