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HAWKINS, John Sidney (1758--1842)
An history of the origin and establishment of Gothic architecture; comprehending also an account, from his own writings, of Cæsar Cæsarianus, the first professed commentator on Vitruvius, and of his translation of that author; an investigation of the principles and proportions of that style of architecture called the Gothic; and an inquiry into the mode of painting upon and staining glass, as practised in the ecclesiastical structures of the middle ages. By John Sidney Hawkins, F.A.S.
London: printed by S. Gosnell: sold by J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1813.
viii, 251, [21] p., 11 pl. ; 23.7 cm. (8º)

Hawkins was one of the contributors to John Carter's Specimens of the ancient sculpture and painting, now remaining in this kingdom, 1780--87 (q.v.). BAL Early printed books, no. 1478.

Binding C19th calf, gilt roll-tool borders, gilt-ruled spine, maroon spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 3s. 6d., 5 December 1829. (Archive 7/10/17).

Reference Number 2435


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