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Contrasts, or, A parallel between the noble edifices of the Middle Ages, and corresponding buildings of the present day : shewing the present decay of taste /
accompanied by appropriate text by A. Welby Pugin, architect.



Main Author: Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
Related Names: Dolman, Charles 1807-1863, publisher.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Charles Dolman, 61, New Bond Street, MDCCCXLI [1841]
Edition: Second edition.
Subjects: Architecture, Gothic.
Church architecture > Church architecture / England.
Architecture, Gothic.
Note: Belcher sites a letter from Pugin to Bloxam of 12 January 1841 referring to "a new edition of my Contrasts which will be published this spring. I am very glad of this opportunity of correcting the original text and adding a vast deal of new matter. I have gained much information since I published that work and I hope to render it a really useful book." Belcher A3.2.
Title appears on added engraved title page as: Contrasts, or, A parrallel between the architecture of the 15th & 19th centuries.
Physical Description: v, 104 pages, 18 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 30 cm
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