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MIDDLETON (Charles). The Architect and Builder's Miscellany, or Pocket Library; Containing Original Picturesque Designs in Architecture, Of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Farm, Country and Town Houses, Public Buildings, Temples, Greenhouses, Bridges, Lodges and Gates for the Entrances to Parks and Pleasure Grounds, Stables, Monumental Tombs, Garden Seats, &c.1812

London: Printed for J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, Second edition, a reissue of the 1799 edition with a new title, 8vo (190 x 110 mm), 60 leaves of hand-coloured plates, cont. calf, spine gilt, small chip to morocco title label, some light rubbing but overall a very nice copy. A series of designs from the primitive Hut to the superb Mansion, intended as an assistant to the professional man and a guide to the public in the choice of buildings. Provenance: Early armorial bookplate of Samuel King. RIBA, Early printed Books, 1478-1840, 2117 (1799 edition).

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