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GOODWIN, Francis (1783--1835)
[Domestic architecture. Advertisement. 1831]
Proposal for publishing by subscription, a series of architectural elevations and plans, for villas suitable to large and small establishments, convenient family residences, parsonage houses, farm houses, park lodges, cottages, and other ornamental and rural structures, designed expressly to unite elegance and convenience with economy, the whole being planned with strict reference to the least expensive yet substantial mode of structure.
[London]: [1831].
[4] p., [1] litho. pl. ; 25.4 cm. (4°)

Drop-head title, pp. [2] & [4] blank. Watermark: R Barnard / 1831. Offers the proposed work 'on Imperial quarto, in Two Parts', 'each Part to contain upwards of 40 plates ... executed by Mr. Robert Martin, of 124 , High Holborn, and Mr. Thomas Allom, Charles Street, Clarendon Square, from the Designs, Plans and Elevations of Mr. Goodwin, Architect.' Promised 'for delivery in March, 1832', the 'Price to Subscribers' is here set at '£1.15s. each part' - it was later raised to £2.2s. (q.v.). The 'Specimen Plate', printed on india paper, is a perspective of a 'Parsonage House' which was subsequently issued as pl. in part of the published work, the words 'Specimen Plate' being erased from the stone.

Copy Notes With the plate loosely inserted. Inscribed in ink beneath the drop-head title to be dedicated by permission to -------. The first volume appeared in 1833 with a dedication to Soane and the second volume the following year (q.v.).

Binding Loose bifolium.

Reference Number 2354


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