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TAPPEN, George (c. 1771--1830)
[Remarks on a new improved method of building groined arches. 1808]
Explanatory remarks on a new and more effectual method of building groined arches in brickwork, in reference to a model, made for practical demonstration. By George Tappen, architect. To which is added, a theory upon which the construction of them is founded. By John Narrien.
London: printed by Ballintine and Law, 1808.
12 p., [1] pl. ; 26.5 cm. (4º)

Another edition of the Remarks on a new improved method of building groined arches, 1807 (q.v.) with the addition of a diagrammatic plate and theoretical explanation by Narrien. BAL, Early printed books, no. 3232.

Copy Notes Copies 1--3: Three copies in original brown paper wrappers.
Copy 4: Bound (4) in a collection of pamphlets.
Copy 5: Bound (2) in a collection of pamphlets.
Copies 6--8: Three copies with original brown paper wrappers retained, bound (2) together in a collection of pamphlets. The front wrapper of the first of these is inscribed in ink Tappen/ on Groined Arches/ 1808.

Binding Copies 1--3: Pamphlet stitched, original C19th brown paper wrappers.
Copy 4: C19th half black morocco, marbled-paper boards, blind double-rule borders, gilt double-rule spine lettered 'Domestic Union &c &c', numbered '35' in a series of pamphlet volumes. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 3s., 7 August 1830. (Spiers Box binding 51).
Copy 5: C19th half dark green roan, blind double-ruled borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Barry's Letter &c'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson, 13 January 1831 for 6s. (Archives 7/15/8). Later numbered '48' in a series of pamphlet volumes.
Copies 6--8: Later C19th half calf, blind double-rule borders, brown cloth boards, blind- and gilt-ruled spine, black spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Miscellanea'. Numbered '51' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 3411


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