An essay in defence of ancient architecture, or, A parallel of the ancient buildings with the modern : shewing the beauty and harmony of the former, and the irregularity of the latter ; with impartial reflections on the reasons of the abuses introduced by our present builders ; to which is annexed an inspectional table, universally useful ; illustrated with sixteen copper-plates / by Robert Morris of Twickenham.
|Main Author:||Morris, Robert, 1701-1754.|
London : Printed for D. Browne, at the Black-Swan, wihtout Temple-Bar; W. Bickerton, in Devereaux-Court, near Temple-Bar; J. Pote, at the Golden-Door, against Suffolk-Street, near Charing-Cross; and J. Walthoe, at Richmond, 
> Early works to 1800.
Signatures: A[superscript 4], a-b[superscript 4] c[superscript 2], B-P[superscript 4] Q[superscript 2]; 16 leaves of plates.
Errata: p. xxviii.
xxviii, 114,  p.,  leaves of plates :
ill., plates ;
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