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RICKMAN, Thomas (1776--1841)
An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture, from the Conquest to the Reformation; with notices of eight hundred English buildings: preceded by a sketch of the Grecian and Roman orders. By Thomas Rickman, architect, ... The second edition, with additions.
London: published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and sold by the booksellers in general. J. & J. Smith, printers, Liverpool, [1819].
iv, [4], 184 p., XIV pl. ; 22.6 cm. (8°)

With an 'Advertisement' to the second edition dated 'Liverpool, 2nd Mo. 25, 1819'. This is the earliest systematic treatise on English Gothic architecture. It first appeared as a long article in Smith's Panorama of Science and Art (Liverpool, 1812); it was reprinted separately in 1817 and had numerous later editions. This is the first edition to include the index. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2765.

Copy Notes The upper cover inscribed in ink To/ J. Soane Esqr./ from the Author.

Binding Original brown paper boards, printed paper spine-label.

Reference Number 3168


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