The Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Holkham in Norfolk, the Seat of the late Earl of Leicester, to Which are Added the Ceilings and Chimney-pieces, and also a descriptive account of the statues, pictures, and drawings not in the former edition
Written and designed by Matthew Brettingham (British, 1699–1769)
After designs by William Kent (British, Bridlington, Yorkshire ca. 1685–1748 London)
Robert Baldwin (British, active 1760–ca. 1804)
Placido Columbani (Italian, born 1744, active to 1801)
Antoine Babuty Desgodets (French, 1653–1728)
Peter Mazell (British, active London, 1761–97)
T. Miller (British, active 1765–75)
Thomas Morris (British, active 1750–1800)
John Roberts (British, active late 18th–early 19th century)
Edward Rooker (British, London 1711–1774 London)
Giovanni Vitalba (Italian, Venice 1738–ca. 1792 London)
Anthony Walker (British, Thirsk, Yorkshire, 1726–1765 London)
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on the head of the free endpaper: "This is the rarest & finest edition, being the only one with the ceilings for which Holkham is celebrated "Inscribed in pencil on the center of second blank leaf: "Best Edition"
Guy T. S. Sebright A book-plate on the front paste-down endpaper: "Ex Libris/ Guy T.S. Sebright."
Jessen 1105; Univ. Cat. I.166
John Archer The Literature of British Domestic Architecture 1715-1842. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA and London, 1985.
Eileen Harris, Nicholas Savage British Architectural Books and Writers 1556-1785. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, p. 124.