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Title: A NEW CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE PUBLICK BUILDINGS,STATUES AND ORNAMENTS,IN AND ABOUT LONDON AND WESTMINSTER.. With some reflections on the use of sepulchral monuments;as also a scheme shewing the dimensions of St.Peter's Church at Rome and St.Paul's Cathedral at London;and a preface,being an essay on taste.To all which is added,an appendix,containing a dispute between the Weekly Miscellany and the Author;and a compleat alphebetical index.The second edition,corrected.
Description: Printed by C.Ackers for J.Clarke.London.n. 1736. SECOND EDITION.6mo.6,vi,91,v.Fold out leaf with the dimensions of St.Paul's and St.Peter's.Contemporary full brown speckled calf boards rebacked with recent calf spine,ruled and lettered in gilt.Marbled endpapers.Listed by Halkett & Laing in the dictionary of anonymous and pseudonumous literature and the British Library catalogue as the work of the Architect James Ralph.Not to be confused with the American hack writer of the same name who was publishing books around the same time.A nice copy of a rare title.

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Price: GBP 300.00 = appr. US$ 428.40 Seller: Paul Foster Books
- Book number: 4153



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