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BRAIDWOOD, Francis
[Advertisement. 1819?]
Permit me to request your attention to the following paragraph, extracted from the Morning Post, 10th April, 1817: ...
London: printed by B. M'Millan, [1819?].
[2] p. ; 25.1 cm. (4°)

Single-leaf, verso blank. A circular letter drawing attention to criticism in the press of 'the inattention of Architects to the plainest truths taught by Geology' and offering 'as a substitute for the material so justly complained of ... the Collalo Stone; the beauty as well as the durability of which, is established beyond all doubt.'

Copy Notes With manuscript addendum signed and dated Fras. Braidwood / London 5 Augt. 1819 / 82 St. Martin's Lane. Sent to Soane with a further printed leaflet containing a description of the properties of Collalo Stone (q.v.) and a covering letter from Braidwood dated 5 August 1819 and bound together as item 14 in a collection of pamphlets on painting.

Binding C19th maroon goatskin, blind-ruled borders and spine, marbled-paper boards. Numbered '111' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1757


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