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The lives of the British architects from William of Wykehan to Sir William Chambers

Edwin Beresford Chancellor

RA Collection: Book

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London; New York: Duckworth and Co.; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909

Physical Description

xii, 337 pages, 39 preliminary leaves (incl. ports., plans) : frontispiece ; 20 cm. (hbk).


I. Wykeham and his predecessors -- II. Thorpe, Chrismas, Symons, Holt, Acroyde, and the Smithsons -- III. Inigo Jones -- IV. Webb, Hooke and Jerman -- V. Sir Christopher Wren -- VI. Bell of Lynn, Talman, Pratt, Hawksmore, and Vanbrugh -- VII. Archer, James of Greenwich, Campbell, Burlington, Pembroke, and Kent -- VIII. Batty Langley, Gibbs, Wood of Bath, Carr of York, Ripley, and the amateurs; Aldrich, Clarke, Burrough, and Essex -- IX. Vardy, Ware, Dance, Flitcroft, and Brettingham -- X. Taylor, Paine, Morris, the Adams and Chambers -- List of some of the authorities consulted

Copy Note

Presented to the RA Library by the Athenaeum Club Library. The front pastedown carries a 20th century Athenaeum Club library bookplate, overstamped 'cancelled'. The title page carries a blind-stamp embossed "Athenaeum Library 1910."

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