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GREAT BRITAIN. Treasury Commissioners
Treasury instructions for the regulation and conduct of the Office of Works. 1815.
[London]: Eyre and Strahan, His Majesty's printers, [1815].
52 p. ; 23.1 cm. (8°)

Imprint from verso of title-page. Soane was appointed one of the Attached Architects to the Office of Works jointly with John Nash and Robert Smirke in 1815.

Copy Notes Copy 1: With the original C18th blue paper wrappers present. With title-page inscribed in ink John Soane Esqre. / From the Office of Works and at foot of page, The attached architects Sect. 14--22--47; upper wrapper inscribed in ink Office of Works. Annotated in ink by Soane, with his critical comments, &c. Bound first in a volume of 'Bank of England & Mscll.' pamphlets.
Copy 2: With the original C18th blue paper wrappers present. Bound after copy 1.
Copy 3: Without the wrappers.

Binding Copies 1 and 2: Bound in the same volume of 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.
Copy 3: C20th mauve card wrappers, stitched, paper label on front cover lettered in ink by A.T. Bolton, seventh curator.

Reference Number 2378


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