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Specimens Of Gothic Architecture; Selected From Various Ancient Edifices In England: Consisting Of Plans, Elevations, Sections, And Parts At Large; Calculated To Exemplify The Various Styles, And The Practical Construction Of This Admired Class Of Architecture: Accompanied By Historical and Descriptive Accounts. By A. Pugin, - Architect. Third Edition, Corrected and Revised. The Literary Part By E. J. Willson. [The Literary Part By E. J. Willson. Second Edition, Corrected.] Vol. I [II].

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Printed for J. Taylor, Architectural Library, 59 High Holborn; A. Pugin, 105, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury; and J. Britton, Burton Street, 1825[-1826]

Physical Description

2 vols.; 283 mm.

General Note

Two volumes bound together. Vol. I: xx, 44 p., add. engr. title-plate, 60 engraved plates. The engraved title-plate has a short title framed by the doorway to the north aisle of Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey. Bound at the end of Vol. I is 'A Glossary Of Technical Terms Descriptive Of Gohic Architecture ...' compiled by Edward James Willson, 3rd ed., dated 1825.

Vol. II: xxiii, 34 p., add. engr. title-plate, 54 engraved plates. The engraved title-plate has a short title framed by the doorway of St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster. The printer statements in both volumes are on the verso of the title-page, 'London: Printed by J. Moyes, Bouverie Street.'

Binding Note

Spine lettered in gold, 'Specimens of Gothic Architecture. Pugin'.


Architecture Gothic


Augustus Charles Pugin, source artist, publisher
John Nash, dedicatee
Sir Robert Smirke RA, dedicatee
Edward James Willson, contributor
Josiah Taylor, publisher/bookseller
James Moyes, printer
John Britton, publisher/bookseller