Temples, Ancient and Modern; or notes on church architecture
Published for the author 1837
Engraved frontispiece, xiii + (3) + 234 + (2)pp, (12) engraved plates, 1 chromolitho plate, also woodcut text ills. Modern morocco backed cloth, 4to. Very good copy. The book commences with an overview of temples and churches from the earliest times. Bardwell advocates the Italianate as his preferred style for Protestant church architecture. Bardwell 's career as an architect was much taken up with improvement of buildings and planning in London.