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The rural architect consisting of various designs for country buildings, accompanied with ground plans, estimates, and descriptions By Joseph Gandy, Architect, A.R.A. Author of Designs for Cottages, Cottage Farms, Lodges, &c. &c. &c.

Joseph Michael Gandy ARA

RA Collection: Book

Record number

16/122

Author

Imprint

London: Printed for John Harding, 1805

Physical Description

[4], 27, [1]. : XLII plates. ; 33 cm.

General Note

J. Harding's 4-page list of books is bound in after the plates.

Contents

[T.p.] - Advertisement - Explanation Of The Designs - [Plates] - [Advertisement, 'Agricultural Books publishing for J. Harding, 36, St. James's Street, London'].

Responsibility Note

All plates except 35 and 36 carry the name of 'J. Gandy Archt. A.R.A.' All plates except 28, 31, 35 and 36 carry the signatures of engravers - I.W. Harding (plates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9. 12, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27), C. Rosenberg (plates 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 32, 33, 34 and 37) and S. Alken (plates 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42). Each plate carries the publisher's imprint of John Harding. The printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Printed by B. McMillan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden'.

References

Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 2 (1995), no. 1172.

Reproductions

A fasimile was published at Farnborough in 1971.

Binding Note

19th-century blue paper-covered boards, with cover title reading 'Gandy's Rural Architect.'; cream paper spine-label lettered 'Gandy's Rural Architect. 2l. 2s.'

Name as Subject

Subject

Farm buildings -- England -- Designs and plans

Contributors

John Harding, publisher
Buchanan McMillan, printer
John W. Harding, engraver
C. Rosenberg, engraver
Samuel Alken, engraver