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MITFORD, William (1744--1827)
Principles of design in architecture traced in observations on buildings primeval, Egyptian, Phenician or Syrian, Grecian, Roman, Gothic or corrupt Roman, Arabian or Saracenic, Old English ecclesiastical, Old English military and domestic, revived Roman, revived Grecian, Chinese, Indian, modern Anglo-Gothic, and modern English domestic: in a series of letters to a friend.
London: printed by Luke Hansard & Sons; for T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1809.
vi, [2], 293, [3] p. ; 21.7 cm. (8º).

Anonymous. Reissued in 1819 with a cancel title-leaf (see BAL Early printed books, no. 2154). Mitford's name appears as author on the title-page of the second edition, 1824. The final leaf [U4] is a blank.

Copy Notes Bought for 7s., 5 April 1810. (Office Account Book, 1810--1813. Archive 6/56/5). Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane/ 5th April 1810.

Binding C19th half calf, blind triple-rule borders, thin-thick-thin gilt-rule spine, red spine-label, red-brown paper boards.

Reference Number 2805


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