|Title||The Decorative Work Of Robert & James Adam Being A Reproduction Of The Plates Illustrating Decoration & Furniture From Their "Works In Architecture" Published 1778-1812|
|Imprint||London: Published By B.T. Batsford, 94 High Holborn, MDCCCCI|
|Physical Description|| p., 30 pl.; 480 mm.|
|Content Format Note||[Half-t., t.p.] - Preface - List Of Plates - [Plates].|
|Responsibility Note||The Preface states, 'This reproduction ... has been made in photo-lithography by Mr James Akerman'.|
The printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Chiswick Press: Charles Whittingham And Co. Tooks Court, Chancery Lane, London.'
|Subject||Interior decoration - Furniture - Design - Great Britain - History - 18th century - Neoclassical|
Pattern books - Great Britain - 18th century - 20th century
Pictorial works - Photolithographs - Great Britain - 20th century
|Name as Subject|| Adam, Robert, 1728 - 1792, Works in architecture|
Adam, James, 1732 - 1794, Works in architecture
|References||Royal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, I (1994), nos. 28, 29, p.12-15 [on the editions of 1773, 1779, 1822].|
H. Lloyd-Jones, Blood for the ghosts: classical influences in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries (1982).
|Binding Note||20th-century quarter white vellum, grey papered boards, upper cover lettered 'The Decorative Work Of Robert & James Adam London Published By B.T. Batsford, 94 High Holborn MDCCCCI'; spine lettered 'The Decorative Work Of R. & J. Adam'.|
|Provenance||The front loose endpaper is inscribed in ink, 'Howard Chatfield Clarke 63 Bishopsgate Within May 1st 1902.' The front pastedown carries the bookplate of the Royal Academy, on which has been typed, 'Ex Libris Sir Edwin Cooper R.A. 1961'.|
|Contributors|| Adam, Robert, 1728 - 1792, source artist|
Adam, James, 1732 - 1794, source artist
Batsford, Bradley Thomas, 1821 - 1904, publisher
Clarke, Howard Chatfield, 1860 - 1917, previous owner
Cooper, Edwin, R.A., 1874 - 1942, previous owner
Akerman, James, fl. ca. 1875-1906?
Chiswick Press (London). printer
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