Soane, John. Plans, Elevations & Sections of Buildings Executed in ... Norfolk, Suffolk ... L: 1788, Folio. w/47 plates.
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SOANE, JOHN, SIR. 1753-1837.
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SOANE, JOHN, SIR. 1753-1837.
Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Buildings Executed in the Counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Hertfordshire, Et Cetera. London: Messrs. Taylor, 1788. [6], 11, [35] pp. Illustrated with 47 engraved plates. Folio (535 x 350 mm). Period full mottled calf. Library stamp to title-page and to dedication leaf, final few leaves with minor dampstaining to gutter margin, a few leaves with faint foxing, but generally internally quite clean, binding worn with covers detached, calf separating from boards.

First edition. Sir John Soane, who specialized in the Neo-Classical style, is among the great English architects.
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