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WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffry (1766--1840)
[Architectural designs. Prospectus]
A list of architectural designs, intended for publication. Plans and elevations of various Grecian and Gothic houses, and improvements of the most considerable mansions; ... many of them erected, and others now building, ... under the sole direction, and from the designs of Jeffry Wyatt, architect, ... Also various poetical drawings, ...
[London]: printed by J. Barfield, Wardour-Street; printer to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, [181-].
[2] p. ; 33.5 cm. (2°)

Half-sheet, verso blank. Drop-head title. Watermark dated 1811. Wyatt changed his name to Wyatville in 1824, when he became architect to George IV at Windsor, and he was knighted in 1828. Includes a list of the 'noblemen and gentlemen' for whom the designs were executed, extending to six further names of employers appended in red ink; one of the names is [Henry] Galley Knight, for whom Wyatt made an unexecuted design for Langold Park in Yorkshire in 1814 (see John Martin Robinson, The Wyatts: an architectural dynasty (Oxford 1979), p. 272). The work was not published.

Copy Notes Previously folded.

Binding Loose sheet.

Reference Number 6207


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