A Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture, Theoretical, Practical, and Ornamental… Which, with the best Ancient Authors, are constantly on sale at J. Taylor’s Architectural Library.

  • (Book Catalogue) Taylor, Josiah
  • [London]: [n. pr.] 1804


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8vo, pp. 16. Disbound and loose. A little minor spotting.


A seemingly unrecorded example of one of numerous catalogues issued by the Architectural Library, a firm of publishers, booksellers, and engravers taken on by Isaac Taylor in 1770, then run jointly with and in 1798 handed over to his son Josiah. They appeared under the same title in multiple formats with some frequency and are entirely undated, making identification complicated - though this one is printed on paper watermarked '1804'. It in any case corresponds to none of the half-dozen from Josiah's sole ownership recorded by ESTC: the first line of text matches T162541 (NLS only, [1800?]), though that is a 4-page folio. The BL holds a c.1805 example (RB.23.a.879) which is very similar to this one but post-dates it, on internal evidence, and Library Hub locates no other potential matches.

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