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BIRMINGHAM SOCIETY OF ARTS
[Exhibition. 1832]
Birmingham Society of Arts. Established 1821. Exhibition, 1832. Modern works of art. ...
Birmingham Thomas Knott, printer, [1832].
[2], 33, [6], 36--37, [1] p. ; 26.4 cm. (4°)

Includes a preliminary leaf proposing a new building to house the Society's collection of casts to avoid the necessity of removing them each year from the exhibition room, 'Laws And Regulations Of The ... Society', dated January 1830, and on final page a list of 'Donors of Works of Art & Books' amongst which are the gift by Soane of his 'Work on Civil Architecture, and Description of his Residence'. Soane exhibited three items: (246) 'An Entrance to a Park'; (263) 'Architectural Visions -- a Vision "The cloud-capt towers, ..."'; (311) 'Interior of the Edifice devoted exclusively to Freemasonry, adjoining Freemason's Hall, ...'.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Bound (17) in a collection of miscellaneous exhibition catalogues 1809--1834.

Binding C19th half brown morocco-grained cloth, grey paper boards, gilt-lettered spine title. Numbered '87' in a series of sale catalogue volumes.

Reference Number 5298


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