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GWILT, Joseph (1784--1863)
The conduct of the Corporation of the City of London considered, in respect of the designs submitted to it, for rebuilding London Bridge, in a letter to George Holme Sumner, Esq. M.P. By an architect.
London:, printed for Priestley and Weale,, 1823.
[4], 40 p. ; 21.3 cm. (8°)

'An architect' = Joseph Gwilt. After his design was judged the best by the assessors (Soane, Nash and Smirke) but rejected by the Committee for letting the Bridge House Estates, Gwilt here appeals for an independent commission. BAL, Early printed books, no. 1401.

Copy Notes With the original upper printed buff paper limp cover reading 'London Bridge. The Conduct Of The Corporation Of The City Of London.' bound in, and an 8-pp. list of Important & interesting works of architecture, &c. &c. published and sold by Priestley and Weale (q.v.) bound at the end.

Binding Bound in a numbered series of late 19th century half calf pamphlet volumes. (Archive, Trustees' Minutes 18 June 1866). With binder's stamp 'Bound By Mansell' on front pastedown.

Reference Number 2402

Additional Names London Bridge (London, England); Sumner, George Holme, M.P. (1760--1838); Architect, An

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