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Hawksmoor, Nicholas (1661-1736) A Short Historical Account of London-Bridge; with a Proposition for a New Stone-Bridge at Westminster.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Hawksmoor, Nicholas (1661-1736) A Short Historical Account of London-Bridge; with a Proposition for a New Stone-Bridge at Westminster. London: Wilcox, 1736.
Quarto, illustrated with five folding engravings, perforated library stamp in lower margin of title and text leaf M2, not affecting text; bound in contemporary marbled paper boards, rebacked in brown calf, 9 1/4 x 7 in.
Hawksmoor was an architect, he envisioned a nine-arch stone bridge over the Thames at Westminster, a design achievable by adapting the existing structure.
Estimate $400-600


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Hawksmoor, London, Thames

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