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Grotesque architecture, or, Rural 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. many of which may be executed with flints, irregular sotnes, 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 methods of executing them — A new ed.
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This edition published in by Printed by W. Stratford ... for J. Taylor in London.

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First published 1767.

Frontispiece signed by Isaac Taylor as engraver after A. Thornthwaite's drawing, followed by 28 numbered plates.

Bound with: A list of books on the various branches of architecture and building (London : J. Taylor, 1816).

Getty copy has signature of Mrs. Otway-Cave, dated 1818.

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