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Vitruvius Britannicus, or The British architect : containing plans, elevations, and sections, of the regular buildings both public and private, in Great Britain : Comprised in one hundred folio plates, engrav'd by the best hands, taken from the buildings, or original designs

Author: John WoolfeRobert MorrisStephen WrightRobert Furze BrettinghamWilliam Chambers, SirAll authors
Publisher: [London] : [publisher not identified], 1767-1771.
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Genre/Form: Engravings
Subscription lists (Publishing)
Designs and plans
Early works
Early works to 1800
Designs and plans Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Woolfe; Robert Morris; Stephen Wright; Robert Furze Brettingham; William Chambers, Sir; William Kent; Henry Flitcroft; Jean-Nicolas Servandoni; Giacomo Leoni; John Sanderson; William Smith; John Vardy; George Dance, the Elder; Robert Adam; Thomas Wright; John James; Isaac Ware; James Paine; Robert Taylor, Sir; Richard Boyle Burlington, Earl of; John Wood; John Carr; Lancelot Brown; David Hiorne; John Donowell; James Thornhill, Sir; Inigo Jones; Kenton Couse; Joseph Pickford; Stiff Leadbetter; Colen Campbell
OCLC Number: 42607380
Language Note: English and French text in parallel columns.
Notes: A continuation of Colen Campbell's "Vitruvius Britannicus ... ", 1715-25 (3 v.). There are reissues of the first two volumes within those dates, and the three volumes were reissued yet again, perhaps in conjunction with the publication of this continuation (for which see ESTC T50968).
"The volumes are numbered IV-V, though they should actually be vols. V-VI as Badeslade and Rocque published a fourth volume in 1739"--ESTC T60851.
Collation, v.4: fol.: B-D² [$1 signed]; 6 leaves, pp. 1-12 + engr. t.p./engr. dedication (= gathering A) + 79 plates numbered 1-98 (including 19 double plates with 2 numbers each).
Description: 2 volumes (10, 2, pages, [54] leaves, [22] double leaves of plates; [4], 12 pages, [60] leaves, [19] double leaves of plates) : chiefly illustrations, plans ; 55 cm
Other Titles: Vitruvius Britannicus.
British architect
Architecte britannique
Responsibility: by Woolfe and Gandon architects ; Vol. IV[-V] = Vitruvius Britannicus, ou l'architecte britannique : contenant les plans, elevations et, sections, des batimens reguliers, tant, particuliers que public, de la Grande Bretagne : compris en cent planches gravées en taille douce par les meilleurs maitres, tirées des batimens, ou copiees des desseins originaux / Par Messrs. Woolfe et Gandon architectes ; Tome IV[-V].

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