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MITCHELL, Robert (fl. 1770--1807)
Plans, and views in perspective, with descriptions, of buildings erected in England and Scotland: and also an essay, to elucidate the Grecian, Roman and Gothic architecture, accompanied with designs. By Robert Mitchell, architect. Plans, descriptions, et vues en perspective, des edifices erigés en Angleterre et en Ecosse: suivis d'un essai sur l'architecture grecque, romaine et gothique, avec des desseins illustratifs. Par Robert Mitchell, architecte.
London: printed at the Oriental Press, by Wilson & Co. for the author: and sold by J. Taylor, Architectural Library; R Faulder; J. and T. Carpenter; T Evans; and J. White, 1801.
[4], 32 p., 18 aquat. pl. ; 55.7 cm. (2º)

The English text (pp. [1]--15) is followed by the parallel text in French (pp. [17]--32). Little is known of the life and works of Robert Mitchell; this is his only surviving publication. BAL, Early printed books, no. 2153.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 18s., 1 May 1818. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.3.10). With Boone's codes in pencil aax and xpf on front and rear pastedowns respectively. Untrimmed edges.

Binding C19th blue paper boards, light blue paper spine, paper spine-label lettered in ink 'Mitchell / Architecture'.

Reference Number 2804


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