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SAUNDERS, George (1762--1839)
Observations on brick bond, as practised at various periods; containing an investigation of the best disposition of bricks in a wall, for procuring the greatest possible strength; with figures representing the different modes of construction.
London:, printed by T. Bensley; for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library,, 1805.
15, [1] p., [1] fold. aquat. pl. ; 22.3 cm. (8°)

Anonymous. By George Saunders. Saunders, an architect consultant on the new Infirmary at Chelsea Hospital in 1807, would also have met Soane as a fellow magistrate for Middlesex and the two were probably friends. The pamphlet was reprinted in the Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal, i, 1838. The Library does not have a copy of Saunders's A treatise on theatres, 1790. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2906.

Copy Notes Bought from Josiah Taylor for 1s., 3 July 1805. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.1.5). Bound in a volume of miscellaneous pamphlets.

Binding C19th blue paper boards, brown paper spine lettered in ink 'Miscel-/Laneous// Fulchers/ Hints// Pont-Noir// On Brick/ Bond &c./ B[?]'. Later numbered '90' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4268

Additional Names Josiah Taylor

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