Pugin, Augustus Charles; Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore; Willson, Edward J.; Walker, Thomas Larkins; Pugin, Augustus Charles [Editor]; Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore [Editor]; Walker, Thomas Larkins [Editor]
Examples Of Gothic Architecture: Selected From Various Antient Edifices In England: Consisting Of Plans, Elevations, Sections, And Parts At Large ; ... Accompanied By Historical and Descriptive Accounts ... (Band 3) — London, 1840

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In presenting this Volume, in its present complete state, before the
public, I feel it to be a duty no less gratifying to, than incumbent
on, me to tender my best thanks and most grateful acknowledgments
for the kindness, liberality, and consideration shewn me, while
engaged in an undertaking which, on the outset, I felt to be of
no ordinary magnitude ; but which, cheered and encouraged by
numerous subscribers and kind friends, I was enabled to accomplish
with almost unusual punctuality.

It would be egotistical in me, who have merely contented myself
with treading in another's footsteps, to ascribe all the patronage
and support I have met with to individual merit or exertion; and,
therefore, to the memory of my predecessor, as well as to my
coadjutors in these labours, I attribute a great share of my
complete success.

In the “ Preface to Part I. I mentioned the names of those to
whom I considered myself deeply indebted for their able assistance ;
but to others, no less than to them, I feel myself called upon now
to testify my gratitude. To the Rev. Richard Warner, rector of

Great Chalfield; Mr. Waldron, of Lipiat; and Mr Loscombe, late

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