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#1 Elevation de la Maison D'Althrop dans la Comte de Northampton.
H.Hulsberg.
Ca: Campbell Delin
The Elevation of Althrop in Northhamptonshire Shire, The seat of the Rt Honerable the Earl of Sunderland and to who this plate is most humbly inscribed.


#2 Elevation D'un Nouveau Defaein de mon Invention
Ca. Campbell Ins; et Delin
H.Hulsbergh Sculp
The Elevation of a new Design of my Invention in the Palatial Stile, is most humbly inscribed to the Rt Honerable the Lord Cadogen, his Majesty's Embasador Extraordinary to the States General, Lt Gen. of His Majesty's Forces, Govenor of the Isle of Wight, and Knight of the Ancient Order of the Thistle 


Each 710 mm wide  x 480mm
Some foxing.

Colen Campbell (15 June 1676 – 13 September 1729) was a pioneering Scottish architect and architectural writer, credited as a founder of the Georgian Style.For most of his career, he resided in Italy and England.
His major published work, Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect... appeared in three volumes between 1715 and 1725. (Further volumes using the successful title were assembled by Woolfe and Gandon, and published in 1767 and 1771, see below.) Vitruvius Britannicus was the first architectural work to originate in England since John Shutes Elizabethan First Groundes. In the empirical vein, it was not a treatisebut basically a catalogue of design containing engravings of English buildings by Indigo Jones and Sir Christoper Wren as well as Campbell himself and other prominent architects of the era.

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