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Architect's diary.- Letts's Diary or Bills Due Book... 1831, 125pp., in a neat hand, pencil and ink drawing of the arch of Septimus Severus laid down on front pastedown, ink stamp: "Stuart" on front pastedown, a few other drawings and watercolours, ruled in red, slightly browned, original straight-grained morocco-backed boards, rubbed, 8vo, 1831; and 10 others, documents, indentures etc., including 5 relating to Thomas Cubitt (1788-1855), builder, and 4 others relating to Henry Holland and the laying out of Sloane Street, v.s., v.d. (11).

⁂ The first mentioned records one year in the life of a student in an architect's office. Projects are numerous and mention is made of projects ranging from waterworks at Norwich and Battersea, work at Pentonville, Balls Pond Parish, the New Church at Greenwich, the Worthing Villa etc. and several people he worked with. These include George Legg (1799-1882), Samuel Sanders Teulon (1812-1873), architect, James Wyld, the elder (1790-1836), and his son, also James Wyld, both cartographers and geographical publishers.

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Architect's diary.- Letts's Diary or Bills Due Book... 1831, 125pp., in a neat hand, pencil and ink drawing of the arch of Septimus Severus laid down on front pastedown, ink stamp: "Stuart" on front pastedown, a few other drawings and watercolours, ruled in red, slightly browned, original straight-grained morocco-backed boards, rubbed, 8vo, 1831; and 10 others, documents, indentures etc., including 5 relating to Thomas Cubitt (1788-1855), builder, and 4 others relating to Henry Holland and the laying out of Sloane Street, v.s., v.d. (11).

⁂ The first mentioned records one year in the life of a student in an architect's office. Projects are numerous and mention is made of projects ranging from waterworks at Norwich and Battersea, work at Pentonville, Balls Pond Parish, the New Church at Greenwich, the Worthing Villa etc. and several people he worked with. These include George Legg (1799-1882), Samuel Sanders Teulon (1812-1873), architect, James Wyld, the elder (1790-1836), and his son, also James Wyld, both cartographers and geographical publishers.