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GWILT, Joseph (1784--1863)
An historical, descriptive, and critical account of the cathedral church of St. Paul, London. By Joseph Gwilt, architect. Read at the Architects' and Antiquaries Club, March 4, 1823, and ordered to be printed by the committee. (Not published).
[London, 1823].
[2], 32, *33--40* p., VIII pl. ; 27.2 cm. (4º)

Only 25 copies printed. A reissue or reimpression of sheets and plates from vol. I. of J. Britton and A. Pugin, Illustrations of the public buildings of London, [1823]--1828 (q.v.). BAL, Early printed books, no. 1404.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Unopened. Probably the copy bought from J. Williams for 8s. 6d. on 30 December 1833. (Spiers Box, loose bills).
Copy 2: Imperfect; proof plate I only, wanting pp. 17--40* and plates II--VIII. With 6 unrelated proof plates from Britton and Pugin's Illustrations of the public buildings of London, vol. I (q.v.). Bound in a volume with six other pamphlets on architectural subjects.

Binding Copy 1: Original C19th full light grey paper boards with printed label reading 'History, Description, And Illustrations, Of St. Paul's Cathedral, London. - Eight Engravings. Price 10s. 6d. - Only Twenty-Five Printed.' Copy 2: C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label gilt-lettered 'Mausoleum At Castle Howard &c &c', numbered '44' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 2404


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