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Wrighte, William.

GROTESQUE ARCHITECTURE;

or, Rurual Amusement: Consisting of Plans, Elevations, and Sections, for Huts, Retreats Summer and Winter Hermitages, Terminaries, Chinese, Gothic, and Natural Grottos, Cascades, Baths, Mosques, Moresque Pavilions, Grotesque and Rustic Seats, Green-Houses, &c. Which may be executed with Flints, Irregular Stones, Rude Branches, and Roots of Trees. The Whole Containing Twenty-Eight New Designs, With Scales to Each. To Which is Added, An Explanation, with the Method of Executing Them. ... J. Taylor at the Architectural Library 1815.
New Ed. 8pp. + 12pp. publishers catalogue loosely inserted. Frontis. (with very sl. loss to upper leading corner and with smudged early inscription across head), 28 plates. Some browning, lightly stained in part, original worn wrapps. bound in, rebound in modern calf backed boards, gilt rule edged raised bands with gilt lettering to spine. Wrighte's successful collection of follies and garden structures was first published in 1767.
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