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ELMES, James (1782--1862)
Lectures on architecture, comprising the history of the art from the earliest times to the present day: delivered at the Surrey and Russell Institutions, London, and the Philosophical Institution at Birmingham. By James Elmes, architect, ...
London: C. and J. Ollier, 1821.
viii, 432 p. ; 21.2 cm. (8º)

The lectures were originally written for and delivered at the Surrey Institution in 1819--20. Hazlitt's Lectures on the English comic writers had also been delivered at the 'Surry Institution' in 1819. BAL, Early printed books, no. 973.

Copy Notes Bought from W. Boone for 10s. 6d. on 28 February 1822. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.4.8; see also SNB, 26 February 1822).

Binding C19th half calf, gilt double-rule spine, red morocco spine-label, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 2191


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