Record number 16/122
Author Gandy, Joseph Michael, A.R.A., 1771 - 1843
TitleThe rural architect consisting of various designs for country buildings, accompanied with ground plans, estimates, and descriptions By Joseph Gandy, Architect, A.R.A. Author of Designs for Cottages, Cottage Farms, Lodges, &c. &c. &c.
ImprintLondon: Printed for John Harding, 1805
Physical Description[4], 27, [1]. : XLII plates. ; 33 cm.
Physical Description NoteJ. Harding's 4-page list of books is bound in after the plates.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Advertisement - Explanation Of The Designs - [Plates] - [Advertisement, 'Agricultural Books publishing for J. Harding, 36, St. James's Street, London'].
Responsibility NoteAll plates except 35 and 36 carry the name of 'J. Gandy Archt. A.R.A.' All plates except 28, 31, 35 and 36 carry the signatures of engravers - I.W. Harding (plates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9. 12, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 27), C. Rosenberg (plates 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 32, 33, 34 and 37) and S. Alken (plates 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42).

Each plate carries the publisher's imprint of John Harding.

The printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Printed by B. McMillan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden'.
SubjectFarm buildings -- England -- Designs and plans
Name as Subject Gandy, Joseph Michael, A.R.A., 1771 - 1843
ReproductionsA fasimile was published at Farnborough in 1971.
ReferencesRoyal Institute of British Architects, British Architectural Library ... Early printed books, 2 (1995), no. 1172.
Binding Note19th-century blue paper-covered boards, with cover title reading 'Gandy's Rural Architect.'; cream paper spine-label lettered 'Gandy's Rural Architect. 2l. 2s.'
Contributors Harding, John, fl. 1799 - 1827, publisher
McMillan, Buchanan, before 1773 - after 1834, printer
Harding, John W., fl. 1786?-1810, engraver
Rosenberg, C., engraver
Alken, Samuel, 1750 - 1810, engraver
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