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PAINE, James (1717--1789)
Plans, elevations and sections, of noblemen and gentlemen's houses, and also of stabling, bridges, public and private, temples, and other garden buildings; executed in the counties of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottinghma, and York. By James Paine, ... Part the first. Illustrated by seventy-four large folio plates. The second edition. (Part the second. Illustrated by one hundred and one large folio plates.)
London: printed for the author, and sold by Mr. White; Mr. Becket; Mr. Robson; Mr. Davies; Mr. Isaac Taylor; Mr. Boydell; and at the author's house, Salisbury-Street, Strand, 1783.
2 vols ; 58.5 cm. (2º)
I: viii, [4], 22 p., LXXV [i.e. 56] pl. (19 double each with 2 numbers)
II: vi, 32 p., CI [i.e. 68] pl. (38 double each with 2 numbers)

Part I was first published in 1767. Its second edition, published to coincide with the publication of Part II, contains an additional plate (LXXV) of Axwell Park. Part II omits 'Stabling' in the title and has imprint: London: printed for the author; and sold by Mess. Sayer and Bennett; Mr. Beckett; Mr. Robson at Mr Boydell's; and at the author's house, 1783. A variant of part II has the names of 'Mr. Davies' and 'Isaac Taylor' added to the imprint. Part II plates XV--XVI misnumbered XIII--XIV. Harris and Savage note two variant lists of subscribers, with two royalty and 203 other names, or five royalty and 215 other; the present copy contains the latter variant. Harris and Savage 667; ESTC t135971. See also Millard II, pp. 188-190 and BAL, Early printed books, no. 2375, describing the first edition.

Copy Notes A copy of 'Paine Vol. I' was bought by Soane on 11 September 1786 together with one of the copies of Desgodetz, Les édifices antiques de Rome, 1682 (q.v.) for 5 guineas. (Account Book 1778--1797, p. 70.)

Binding C18th half sprinkled calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-ruled spine, red spine-label.

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