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BIRMINGHAM SOCIETY OF ARTS
[Exhibition. 1830]
Birmingham Society of Arts. Established 1821. Exhibition, 1830. Modern works of art. ...
Birmingham Thomas Knott, jun. printer, [1830].
36 p. ; 26.4 cm. (4°)

Soane exhibited two items: article 275, 'Designs for Public and Private Buildings - visions of early fancy in the gay morning of youth, and dreams in the evening of life'; and article 295, 'Architectural Pasticcio', with extended quotation in Latin from Palladio 'Da naturale inclinazione quidato [=guidato] mi diedine i miei primi anni allo studia dell'architettura: ...' (Proemio ai Lettori [in I quattro libri dell'architettvra di Andrea Palladio, 1570, q.v.]).

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on the title-page John Soane. Unannotated. Bound (16) 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 5297


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