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McWILLIAM, Robert (fl. 1818--1837)
An essay on the origin and operation of the dry rot, with a view to it's prevention or cure, to which are annexed, suggestions on the cultivation of forest trees, and an abstract of the several forest laws, from the reign of Canute to the present time. ... By Robert McWilliam, architect and surveyor....
London: published by J. Taylor; and to be had also of T. Egerton, at The Military Library; Smith and Elder; R.S. Kirby; J. Cawthorn, British Library; and all other booksellers, 1818.
xx, 420 p., III engr. pl. ; 26.5 cm. (4°)

With a half-page slip of errata and directions to the binder bound in. Soane was a subscriber to this work which is dedicated to the Duke of Gordon. BAL, Early printed works, no. 1990.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tooled borders, gilt-ruled spine, red spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 5s. 6d., 1 February 1830. (Archive 7/14/36).

Reference Number 4200


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