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001 $ 03/2514
003 $ UK-LoRAA
005 $ 20191105160135.9
041 0 # $a eng
044 # # $a uk
100 1 # $a Badeslade, Thomas
245 1 0 $a Vitruvius Brittanicus, Volume the Fourth. $b Being A Collection Of Plans, Elevations, and Perspective Views, Of` The Royal Palaces, Noblemen, and Gentlemens Seats, In Great Britain, Not Exhibited in any Collection of this nature hitherto published. Design'd By J. Badeslade and J. Rocque, &c. And Engraven by the Best Hands.
260 # # $a London: $b Printed for, and Sold by John Wilcox in the Strand, George Foster at the White Horse in St Paul's Church Yard, and Henry Chappelle in Grosvenor Street. $c M.DCC.XXXIX. $c [1739]
300 # # $a 12 p., [53] pl. (45 dble., 8 fold.); $c 545 mm. (Folio).
500 # # $a The 'Description Of The Plates' calls for 113 plates in [54] groups ...
505 0 # $a [T.-p., dedic.] - A Description Of The Plates [in English and French] - [Plates].
508 # # $a Most plates are signed by draughtsmen and engravers. Draughtsmen include J. Rocque, Chatelain, T. Badeslade, I. Price, J. Willson, C. Holzendorf, B. Rocque, James Fish, Hen. Beigton, Jno. Setterington and G. Williamson. The engravers include Vivaret, Chatelain, J. Rocque, W.H. Toms, G. Vandergucht, H. Hulsbergh, Thos. Bowles, B. Rocque, I. Harris, D. Coster, R. Parr, E. Kirkall, P. Fourdrinier and Jas. Smith.

The work is dedicated by its three publishers to Frederick, Prince of Wales.
510 0 # $a E. Harris and N. Savage, British architectural books (1990), no. 897; J. Archer, Literature of British domestic architecture (1985), no. 11.1.

J. Harris, The design of the English country house, 1620-1920 (1985).
520 2 # $a The publication-date of 1739 is given on the title-page. Some plates carry earlier dates (1713, 1714, 1720, 1730, 1731, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739). Badeslade's initial is erroneously given on the titlepage as 'J' rather than 'T'.
561 # # $a Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.
563 # # $a Modern half calf, marbled paper boards; rebound in a larger folio format by Christopher Shaw in March 2013. Formerly bound in 19th-century half calf, brown cloth-covered boards, with morocco spine-label lettered 'Vitruvius Brittanicus Vol. 4'. With the folding plan of Chiswick (pl. 82/83, RA Inv. 07/4419) separately filed.
653 # # $a Architecture - Country houses - Great Britain - History
655 # 4 $a Plans - Elevations - Views - Great Britain - 18th century
655 # 4 $a Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century
700 1 # $a Chatelain, Jean Baptiste Claude $e draughtsman $e engraver
700 1 # $a Rocque, John $e draughtsman $e engraver
700 1 # $a Price $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Willson, J. $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Holzendorf, C. $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Rocque, B. $e draughtsman $e engraver
700 1 # $a Fish, James $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Beigton, Henry $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Setterington, J. $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Williamson, G. $e draughtsman
700 1 # $a Vivaret $e engraver
700 1 # $a Toms, William Henry $e engraver
700 1 # $a Gucht, Gerard van der $e engraver
700 1 # $a Hulsbergh, Henry $e engraver
700 1 # $a Harris, John $e engraver
700 1 # $a Bowles $e engraver
700 1 # $a Coster, D. $e engraver
700 1 # $a Parr, R. $e engraver
700 1 # $a Kirkall, Elisha $e engraver
700 1 # $a Fourdrinier, Paul $e engraver
700 1 # $a Smith, James $e engraver
700 1 # $a Wilcox, John $e publisher
700 1 # $a Foster, George $e publisher
700 1 # $a Chappelle, Henry $e publisher
852 8 # $d 1802: 15-0-03; 1821: 15-0-03.