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LABELYE, Charles (1705--1781)
The present state of Westminster Bridge. Containing a description of the said bridge, as it has been ordered into execution ... With a true account of the time already employed in the building, and of the works which are now done. In a letter to a friend. The second edition corrected.
London: printed for J. Millan, bookseller, 1743.
30, [2] p.; 19.7 cm. (8º)

First edition 1743. Anonymous. Attributed to Charles Labelye. ESTC t44240.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with Gephyralogia, 1751 (q.v.). Inscribed in ink on title-page John Soane 1813. Another copy of the 'Present State of Westminster Bridge 8vo' was evidently bought from T. & W. Boone for 2 s. on 2 October 1822, but only the present copy survives in Soane's library. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.4.6).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, quadruple-ruled spine.

Reference Number 2562


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