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RENNIE, John and WHIDBEY, Joseph.
Interesting Particulars, Relating to that Great National Undertaking, The Breakwater, Now constructing in Plymouth Sound; Together with A Copy of the Order in Council, and Approval of His Royal Highness The Prince Regent, (Now King of Great Britain,) in the Name and on the Behalf of His Late Majesty George III, when the Estimate for Carrying on the Said Work Amounted to ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY THOUSAND POUNDS.

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pp. (iv), 34. 3 folding maps [2 with handcolouring]. Original printed wrappers repaired, uncut, one map, title and the following Advertisement repaired in the lower margin without loss of text or image, page 1 a bit dusty, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin scholar and bibliographer.

*TOGETHER WITH : HOPKINS, Evan, His Son-in-Law, A Short Memoir of WILLIAM STUART, Superintendent Engineer of the Plymouth Breakwater, and the First President of the Devon and Cornwall Society of Architects and Engineers. Read at a Meeting of the Society, at the Plymouth Athenaeum, 15th January, 1855. Printed for The Society, BY Roger Lidstone, Plymouth. 1855. pp. VI, (7)-30. Contemporary morocco gilt, all edges gilt, inscription from the author - 'To A. H. Bampton Esqre. With the Author's Compts.', a little rubbing of the edges else a very good copy. COPAC gives 3 copies.

Printed for and sold by J. Johns and John Cooke. Devon.

Date Published: [1820].

Stock No. 62621

Price: 850.00

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