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    Britton, John. A Dictionary Of The Architecture and Archaeology Of The Middle Ages: Including Words Used By Ancient And Modern Authors In Treating Of Architectural and other Antiquities: With Etymology, Defination, Description, And Historical Elucidation: Also, Biographical Notices Of Ancient Architects. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, Longmans, and the Author, 1838. 4to. xiv,[2],249,[1]p. Contemporary half green morocco over cloth boards, t.e.g., spine gilt, front hinge worn; book label of R. W. Paterson, foxing to plates. Engraved t.p., and 42 plates by J. Le Keux. First Edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $300


    More Information: Britton (1771-1857) antiquary, topographer, miscellaneous writer, & publisher. "An encyclopedic dictionary, important for the study of the medieval revival in Great Britain. Includes terms, building types, biographies of architects, and places."

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