An attempt to discriminate the styles of English architecture from the Conquest to the Reformation with notices of eight hundred English buildings; preceded by a sketch of the Grecian and Roman orders. The second edition, with additions ...

London, [1819].

8vo, pp. iv, [4], 184, uncut, with 14 engraved plates; a very good, large copy in the original drab boards, printed paper label on spine, spine somewhat scuffed.


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Second, much enlarged edition, of Rickman’s celebrated investigation into Gothic architecture which was originally published in 1817. ‘This, the first systematic treatise on Gothic architecture in England, soon became well known, and Rickman’s nomenclature was followed by all subsequent writers on the subject’ (Colvin).

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