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ROBINSON, Peter Frederick (1776--1858)
[Vitruvius Britannicus. Advertisement. 1826]
New Vitruvius Britannicus. Under the patronage of, and dedicated by permission to his most gracious majesty. Prospectus for publishing by subscription a new Vitruvius Britannicus; comprehending plans and elevations, drawn from actual measurement, and accompanied by scenic views of all the most distinguished residences in the United Kingdom, ... The work will be printed on imperial folio, and got up under the superintendance of P.F. Robinson, architect, ... To be published by James Carpenter and Son, Old Bond Street; where specimens of the work may be seen. A part will appear every three months, price three guineas each; and the number will be limited to forty. Each part will be complete in itself, and may be had separately.
[London]: [1826].
3, [1] p. ; 23.3 cm. (4º)

Drop-head title. With the 'Address' dated at end 'Brook Street, Grosvenor Square, Jan.16, 1826.' Verso of second leaf blank. An earlier version of this prospectus was dated May 9, 1825 (q.v.); in this revised prospectus the idea of publishing a nationwide survey 'by counties' has been dropped in favour of a projected monographic coverage of forty 'princely Mansions', each to be available independently as well as part of a series.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 3189


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