Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Full Descriptive Notice on Each Building. ARCHITECTURE.
Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Full Descriptive Notice on Each Building
Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Full Descriptive Notice on Each Building
Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Full Descriptive Notice on Each Building

Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected. With a Full Descriptive Notice on Each Building

London: Blackie & Son, 1868. Folio (376 x 268 mm; 14 7/8 x 10 1/2 inches). xii, 112, [2] pages. 80 engraved plates. Contemporary brown half morocco, gilt-lettered on spine, marbled edges. Provenance: John Briggs, Rockville, Ont. (inscription dated August 6, 1870 on front flyleaf). Binding worn, foxed, a complete copy in a structurally sound binding. Item #404971

FIRST EDITION, a comprehensive work showing works throughout Britain, with contributions by over 19 architects. 33 projects are described in the text, each accompanied by multiple engravings illustrating their design and finished appearance. Includes an introduction and list of Scottich technical terms occuring in the work. Among the most important works illustrated is the Double Villa at Langside, near Glasgow, by Alexander "Greek" Thompson, the greatest Scots Neo-Classical architect of his time.

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