Late October 2022

Recent Acquisitions

1. Ackermann, Helmut.
A Suite Of Eight Woodcuts To Illustrate Steppenwolf By Herman Hesse Published Exclusively For The Members Of The Limited Editions Club.
New York: The Print Club, 1979. First edition. Folio, 47 x 33.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 51 of 200. Eight woodcuts reproduced in two colors, directly from the blocks, each print signed by Helmut Ackermann and numbered in pencil. Latter pulled on Japanese Hosho handmade paper, printed by A. Colish exclusively for members of the The Limited Editions Club. The plates for the 1977 edition printed in black only was the first book illustrated for LEC by Ackermann. Orig. publisher beige cloth portfolio, cover lettered in black with lighter beige cloth ties. Fine. $350.00

2. Armstrong, E. A.
Axel Herman Haig And His Work Illustrated From His Etchings, Pencil-Drawings and Water-Colours, With A Biography And A Descriptive Catalogue Of His Etched Works.
London: The Fine Art Society, Ltd, 1905. First edition. 176 pages. 27 x 21 cm. Haig, Swedish painter, draftsman, engraver noted for his architectural etchings lived in England, traveled widely, dying in 1921. Title page in red and black. Essentially a catalogue raisonne with note stating there will be no further reproduction of his etchings. Full page plates with lettered tissue guards, a few in color, balance in black and white. Index to his Etchings. Bookplate. Interior clean and bright. Black cloth backstrip and brown cloth lettered in gilt. Teg. Very good. $150.00

3. Bannon, Ann.
Women In The Shadows.
Greenwich: Fawcett Publications, Inc, 1959. First edition. 176 pages. 18 x 10.5 cm. Novel of Lesbian love set in New York's Greenwich Village. Interior very slightly toned. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine. $125.00

4. Barlach, Ernst.
A Letter From Ernst Barlach.
Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1957. First edition. 5 leaves. 15 x 11 cm. Limited edition, one of 150 printed in red ink by Esther and Leonard Baskin. The letter is to Richard Piper dated December 28, 1911. Three black and white etchings by Baskin. Front cover paper label. Orig. salmon stiff wrappers. Fine. $220.00

5. Bishop. Elizbeth et al.
American Decade 68 Poems for the First Time in an Anthology Edited By Tom Boggs.
Cummington, MA: Cummington Press, 1943. First edition. 93 (3) pages. 25 x16 cm. Limited edition, copy, one of 475 printed by the Southworth-Anthoensen Press. Orig. sky blue cloth backstrip lettered in silver. Near fine in ragged dust wrapper lacking spine. $50.00

6. Bulfinch, Ellen Susan (Editor).
The Life And Letters Of Charles Bulfinch Architect With Other Family Papers.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1896. First edition. 323 pages. 24 x 17.5 cm. Thirty-one photogravure illustrations with lettered tissue guards. Introduction by Charles A. Cummings. List of Public Buildings Designed by Charles Bulfinch. FREITAG 1163. KARPEL B1081. "...This is the major primary source, although as Garrett points out, many of the letters are excised and few attempts were made to date drafts." Title page in red and black. Ex-library bookplate front cover pastedown. No other marking. Orig. brown cloth with bevelled edges. Teg. Near fine. $95.00

7. Burton, Richard Francis.
First Footsteps In East Africa Or, An Exploration Of Harar.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1856. First edition. 648 pages. 23 x 15 cm. Two maps, 4 colored lithographic plates; half-title. First edition, second issue, without the suppressed fourth Appendix on female circumcision included in the first issue. In 1849, the East India Company supported an exploration program to present-day Somalia. By 1854, the program was largely abandoned, but was revived by Burton to become his first African expedition. That year, he set out from Aden disguised as an Arab merchant to cross the desert to Harar, a closed city never opened to foreigners. Speke accompanied him on the journey, and their differing accounts of the true source of the Nile River ignited a controversy between them. Appendicies include Speke's diary of his African journey, Hearne's meterological observations, and a description of Cornwallis's 1841 attempt to enter Harrar. Pages 46-47 the only pages toned. Extensive Index. 24 pages of publisher adverts at rear. ABBEY TRAVEL 276. CASADA 35; IBRAHIM-HILMY p.111. PENZER p. 60-63. SPINK 16. Modern black morocco, marbled endpapers, raised bands, red leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Fine. $2,575.00

8. Childish, Billy.
Death Of A Wood.
Rochester, Kent: Hangman Books, 1989. First edition. 32 unnumbered pages. 25.5 x 16 cm. Eight full page colored woodcuts by Bill Hamper printed recto only. Distributed by Black Hand Books. The front cover notes copy one of 15 with Hamper's name in pencil on front cover. There is no mention of him in the interior of the book. Billy Childish (born Steven John Hamper, 1 December 1959) is an English painter, author, poet, photographer, film maker, singer and guitarist. He was influenced by Dada and the work Kurt Schwitters. He founded Hangman Books, publishing poetry and fiction. OCLC:7007003 notes the second edition only and as 14 cm. in size -- our copy much larger. Titles of each illustration written in pencil by hand. Back cover has Black Hand imprint at bottom. Untrimmed fore-edges. Cover an original woodcut. Fine. $595.00

9. Conder, Josiah H.
The Floral Art Old Japan: Being A Second And Revised Edition Of The Flowers Of Japan And The Art Of Floral Arrangement. With Illustrations By Japanese Artists.
Tokio: Printed By The Shiuyei Sha & Published By Kelly and Walsh, 1899. Second edition. 142 text pages [Appendix VIII]. Half title, 72 black and white plates, 39 text illustrations, and 13 full page color lithographs with lettered tissue guards. With K. Ogawa he published Landscape Gardening In Japan in 1893, also served as an architect, and taught at the Imperial College of Engineering, and designed western style buildings. This second edition was the first in English on ikebana. Ex-library, contents clean, fresh with interior unmarked with ex-library marks. Extremities rubbed, beveled edges. Orig. publisher's green cloth lettered and illustrated in gilt. Very good. $450.00

10. Cruikshank, George.
Phrenological Illustrations, Or An Artist's View Of Craniological System Of Doctors Gall And Spurzheim.
London: Frederick Arnold, 1873. 2 text pages. 27 x 37 cm. Reissue of 1826 edition. COHN. 178. Six black and white plates printed recto only with multiple images per plate with latter generally clean. Small toning mark lower front cover right at front margin repeats on the two text plates, but not illustrated plates following. Covers dusty. Orig. cloth spine and printed buff stiff wrapper. Very good. $395.00

12. D'Hennezel, Henri.
Le Decor Des Soieries D'Art Anciennes et Modernes Documents Originaux en couleurs du Musee Historique Des Tissus De Lyon.
Paris: Editions Nilsson, (1925). First edition. 12 page introductory text in French. Folio, 40 x 30 cm. 56 tipped-in plates on board stock are autochromes in photogravure. Wear at backstrip extremities. Orig. thick tan boards, backstrip reinforced in black cloth with cloth ties. Very good. $165.00

13. De Musset, Alfred.
Fantasio A Comedy in Two Acts
Translated By Maurice Baring. Haarlem: The Pleiad, 1929. First edition. 57 pages, 27.4 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 476 of 550 designed by Frederic Warde and printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Holland. Twelve plates, ten are lithographs, two are full page and hand-colored. Pages are unopened. Orig. chocolate brown cloth backstrip lettered in gilt and slightly faded. Near fine. $65.00

14. Duncan, Robert.
A Selection of 65 Drawings from one drawing book 1952-1956.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1970. First edition. 22 x 14.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 299 of 300 signed by Duncan. A series of sixty-five numbered, folio plates in black and white, some of which are fold-outs from their original size. The remarkable drawings are housed in an elegant, paneled portfolio with two compartments, each containing half the plates. The portfolio itself is crafted in brown, black and white linen in an non-representational design, and in turn is matched with a slipcase in the same pattern. The portfolio with a brown leather spine label completes a singular, arresting design for Duncan's drawings. Fine in fine portfolio. $240.00

15. Eates, Margot.
Paul Nash The Master of the Image 1889-1946 With an appreciation by Cecil Day Lewis.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1973. First edition. 156 pages. 29 x 23 cm. 144 color and black and white plates. A Chronology of Paul Nash's Life and Work. Index of Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings. General Index. Orig. crimson cloth decorated in gilt. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $85.00

16. Eichenberg, Fritz .
Dance Of Death A Graphic Commentary On The Danse Macabre Through The Centuries.
New York: Abbeville Press, 1983. First edition. 336 pages. 28.5 x 22.5 cm. 400 illustrations, 122 in color. Signed by Eichenberg in ink on his Ex Libris bookplate. List of Illustrations. Eichenberg addresses seventeen of mankind's most inflammatory social and political issues, providing illustrations from the great masters -- Durer, Holbein, Daumier, Goya, Grosz, Masereel, et al. Orig. red cloth lettered in blind. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $200.00

17. Embury II, Aymar.
The Dutch Colonial House Its Origin, Design, Modern Plan and Construction.
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1919. 108 pages. 114 photographs: examples and American adaptations of the Dutch Colonial style. Ideal designs for small buildings. Most of the houses illustrated are in Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Hudson Counties in NJ, and in Kings and Queens Counties, NY. ROOS 1627. Slight wear to backstrip extremities. Orig. illustrated cloth. Very good. $95.00

18. Fine, Ruth et al.
The Art Of Romare Bearden.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003. First edition. 334 pages. 28.5 x 24 cm. 310 illustrations with 224 in color printed on glossy stock. Chronological List of works, Notes. Bibliography. Index. Orig. black cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper. $90.00

19. Fitzgerald, Edward.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse With Illustrations by Willy Pogany.
London: George G. Harrap, 1930. 172 pages. 25.5 x 20 cm. 12 tipped-in full page color plates and 46 mounted gilt decorated against a black background with gold borders. Partly unopened. Bright, fresh copy. Orig. salmon cloth, front cover gilt decorated inset. Near fine in spotted dust wrapper. $95.00

20. Flaubert, Gustave.
A Letter From Gustave Flaubert.
Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1960. First edition. 5 leaves. 15.5 x 11.5 cm. Limited edition, one of 300, a keepsake printed by Esther & Leonard Baskin & Richard Warren. The translation is by Francis Steegmuller. A letter from Gustave Flaubert to Maxime du Camp dated June 19, 1852. The wood engraving by Baskin printed from the block. OCLC does not list this English edition, only the French edition datated 1987. Orig. gray stiff wrappers with front cover paper label. Fine. $195.00

21. Frith, William Powell.
John Leech His Life and Work.
London: Richard Bentley And Son, 1891. First edition. 268, 306 pages. 22 x 24 cm. Illustrated with portraits, black and white full page and numerous hors texte illustrations. Frith was a traditional painter and raconteur who had 12 children with his wife and seven more with his mistress. He eclipsed George Cruikshank, who always had his pencil at the ready in that endeavor. So much for Victorian prudery. Text and plates fresh and clean. Raised bands, gilt spine panels in arabesque motifs. Contemporary three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and matching marbled endpapers. Near fine. 2 Vols. $275.00

22. Galibert, M. Leon.
Histoire De La Republique De Venise.
Paris: Furne, Libraire-Editeur, 1855. 598 pages. 27 x 17 cm. Twenty four full page high quality steel engraved plates with tissue guards. Chapter headings with Initial letters, List of the Doges of Venice Text generally very clean and bright. scattered light toning to margins of front fold-out map of Venise. Small, faint oval library stamp title page. Raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, sunning to front cover. Brown leather spine and brown cloth. Aeg. Near fine. ($295.00

23. Hart-Davis, Rupert (Compiler).
A Catalogue of the Caricatures of Max Beerbohm. London: Macmillan, 1972. First edition. 258 pages. 25 x 19 cm. 100 illustrations, 2052 entries. Index of Titles. Index of Books and Periodicals. Index of Owners. Hart-Davis has also added explanatory notes to elucidate the point of jokes which are now forgotten or obscure. Orig. dark brown cloth. Fine in fine illustrated dust jacket mylar protected. $75.00

24. Hasselquist, Frederick.
Voyages And Travels In the Levant; In the Year 1749, 50, 51, 52. Containing Observations in Natural History, Physick, Agriculture and Commerce: Particularly On the holy Land and the natural History of the Scriptures.
London: Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1766. First English Edition. (VIII) 456 pages. 20.5 x 12.5 cm. Half title, engraved folding map. "The first edition was published in Swedish as Iter Palaestinum, 1757. Hasselquist, a student of Linnaeus, was the first to undertake a systematic study of the natural history of the Holy Land. An important work." [ATABEY]. Early manuscript index on free endpapers, and ink notes on verso of final leaf. Bound by TT 2016. Raised bands, gilt spine florets and green leather spine labels printed in gilt. Front cover decorated in blind with red tulip inlays at the corners. First few leaves toned bottom left corner not affecting text. Modern dark brown morocco, marbled endpapers. Fine in fine in cloth clamshell box lined in velvet. $985.00

25. Hollister, Paul M.
Dwiggins A Characterization Of The Designer Of The Mark Of The Cygnet Press.
Cambridge: Cygnet Press, 1929. First edition. 5 leaves. 19 x 12 cm. "This illustrative publication has been put into type at The Sign of the George and printed at the Harvard University Press....." Unopened. Orig. stitched and decorated green wrappers. Fine. $75.00

26. Lopez-Rey, Jose.
Goya's Caprichos Beauty, Reason & Caricature.
Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1953. First edition. 224, XIV. 22 x 15 cm. Second volume houses 216 full page black and white plates. Catalogue of the Caprichos. Bibliography. Index. Interior contents of both volumes as new. Orig. yellow cloth housed in publisher's very good pictorial slipcase. $50.00

27. Lynd, Robert (Introduction).
The Silver Book Of English Sonnets A Selection less known Sonnets.
London: The Pleiad Press, 1927. First edition. 51 pages. 27.5 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 79 of 500 printed under the direction of Frederic Warde by Joh. Enschede en Zonen at Harlem. Type is a 15th century roman letter of Peter Schoeffer von Gernsheim (Guttenberg's son-in-law). Orig. blue/green cloth. Fine. $75.00

28. Martinie, A.H.
La Ferronnerie Deuxieme Serie.
Paris: Albert Levy, 1929. First Edition. 7 text pages. 34 x 26 cm. Forty eight plates printed recto only. Includes full page Art Deco and Art Nouveau designs by a host of prominent architects and designers of the period including Jean Prouve, Edgar Brandt, Raymond Subes, M. Rux-Spitz et al. Interior contents clean and sharp, rubbed and nicked spine, covers lettered in black and red. Orig. decorated board board portfolio with cloth ties intact. Very good. $350.00

29. Morse, Peter.
John Sloan's Prints A Catalogue Raisonne of The Etchings, Lithographs, & Posters.
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1969. First edition. 406 pages. Folio, 34 x 27 cm. Foreword by Jacob Kainen. Nearly 400 reproductions of all the prints,and full descriptions of each. Bibliography. Title Index. Concordance. Index. A full and accurate listing of all the known prints of John Sloan. FREITAG 9019. Orig. red cloth, spine lettered in gilt in fine illustrated dust wrapper. $200.00

30. Paris. Musee Du Jeu De Paume.
Exposition D'Art Japonais (Ecole Classique Contemporaine) 1 Juin - 15 Juillet 1929.
Paris: Musee Du Jeu De Paume, 1929. First edition. Unpaginated. Preface by Albert Maybon. Notre Art Japonais by Kirou Yamata. List of paintings during the Meiji-Taisho period, 1869-1912 & 1912-1926. Sections on Decorative Arts, Ceramiques. Approx. 16 black and white plates printed recto only. Covers slightly toned at edges with a few nicks. Orig. illustrated printed wrappers, front cover in red and black. Very good. $175.00

31. Paris. Real Life Press.
Balls Deep.
Paris: Np, Nd. 52 pages. 13.5 x 10 cm. An attempt to capitalize on French erotica, hyped by purposely ill spelled English, and three nude illustrations as sexy as cod liver oil. Probably published in the United States as a ruse with a price of 500 Francs on the cover. The narrative content is not badly written for the right appetite. Orig. printed and stapled salmon stiff wrappers. Fine. $75.00

32. Pogany, Willy (Illustrator).
The Kasidah of Haji Abdu El-Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil Sir Richard Burton.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1931. First edition thus. 129 pages. 25 x 20 cm. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Murkerji. Full page illustrations in black and white by Will Pogany. Almost as new copy in the publisher's original box with silver at front cover. Box worn at extremities, lacking portion at spine. Orig. black cloth, silver front cover panel, cloth inset with original glassine. Fine in worn case. $120.00

33. Rapin, Henri.
La Sculpture Decorative Moderne -- 1st & 2nd Series.
Paris: Charles Moreau, 1925. First edition. Folios, 41 x 31 cm. 32 heliotype plates in each volume with multiple images per plate, many are Art Deco designs by Bigot, Binquet, Bourchard, Guenot, Lalique, Poisson, Seguin et al -- displaying a range of objects in glass, stone, metal, ceramics and wood. Plates loose as issued, all are fresh and bright. Small owner stamp inside front cover both volumes. Orig. publisher's blue and brown cloth spine and decorated board portfolios with back cover ties lacking for 2nd Series. Near fine. $350.00

34. Rose, John Holland.
The Life Of Napoleon I Including New Material From The British Official Records.
London: George Bell And Sons, 1907. (xiii) 512, 596 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm. Index. List Of The Chief Appointments And Dignities Bestowed By Napoleon. Title page in red and black, interior clean and bright. Raised bands, spines lettered in gilt. Three quarter brown calf, front cover escutcheons in gold. Teg. Very good. 2 Vols. $85.00

35. Russell, George William [AE].
Enchantment And Other Poems.
New York & London: Fountain Press & Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1930. First edition. 34 pages. 21.4 x 15.4 cm. Limited edition, copy 164 of 500 signed by AE on half title. (Russell took his pseudonym from a proofreader’s query about his earlier pseudonym, “AEon.”). An Irish poet who maintained a lifelong interest in theosophy, the origins of religion, and mystical experience. Orig. decorated boards and beige cloth spine with paper spine label. Fine. $195.00

36. Scott, David W. & E.J. Bullard.
John Sloan 1871-1951 His Life and Paintings His Graphics.
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1976. First edition. 215 pages. 27 x 22 cm. 176 plates in black and white, and fourteen in full-color. Books Illustrated by Sloan. Selected Bibliography. Index of Works. His pupils (he was on the staff of the Arts Students League of New York) included Alexander Calder and Barnett Newman. Interior clean and fresh. FREITAG 9020. Orig. dark salmon cloth front cover lettered in black. Near fine in faded dust wrapper. $95.00

37. Steinbrueck, Victor.
Seattle Cityscape #2.
Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 1973. First edition. 112 pages. 26 x 26 cm. Laid-in on lined 8 1/2 x 11" note paper two pages of notes regarding this publication by the author. Illustrated with drawings. Signed presentation copy to August Heckscher, former Commissioner of Parks and Recreation of New York during the Lindsay administration, dated May 1974. The author was a professor of architecture at the University of Seattle. Orig. crimson cloth. Fine in fine illustrated dust wrapper. $70.00

38. Tarbuck, Edward Lance (Editor).
The Encyclopedia of Practical Carpentry and Joinery, Comprising The Choice, Preservation, and Strength of Materials, Explanations Of The Theory And Practical Details. A Complete System Of Lines For The Carpenter, Joiner, & Staircase Builder, et al.
Leipsig and Dresden: A.H. Payne, ca1870. First edition. 236 pages. 28 x 23 cm. Seventy three plates, most are hand-tinted. Glossarial Index. Also, contains a chapter on Staircases and handrails. A.H. Payne was an English engraver and illustrator who from 1838, lived in Leipzig. Perhaps hand-coloring was cheaper in Leipzig, as there is no apparent reason for its printing and production there. A complete and comprehensive mid-nineteenth century survey Scattered, intermittent text toning, plates generally clean, dampstain lower inside margin through page 55 barely touching text portions. Binding very firm and tight. Raised bands, red leather spine label. Three quarter brown calf and marbled Very good. $550.00

39. Tennyson, Alfred.
The Princess: A Medley With Twenty Six Illustrations Engraved On Wood By Dalziel, Green, Thomas And E. Wllliams From Drawings By Daniel Maclise, R.A.
London: Edward Moxon, 1866. 188 pages. 22 x 15.5 cm. Bright, fresh copy, front cover and spine elaborately decorated in gilt motifs, worn at backstrip extremities. Publisher's decorated brown cloth, beveled edges. Aeg. Very good. $80.00

40. The Brothers Mayhew (Mayhew, Augustus & Henry Mayhew).
The Good Genius, That Turned Everything Into Gold. Or, The Queen Bee and the Magic Dress. A Christmas Fairy Tale.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. 1847-1885?. 201 pages and 14 pages of adverts at rear. 17 x 11 cm. Our copy not noted in OCLC which describes two editions by Harper & Brothers. COHN 545 denotes the David Bogue, 1848 publication in six monthy parts. Our copy has two small inked signatures (Emma S. Davis) dated 1850 & 1868 by the same hand. No copies either by Bogue or Harper & Brothers contain seven hand colored plates by George Cruikshank as in this copy. The OCLC copies calls for green ribbed cloth. Our copy in red cloth with front cover and spine lettered and decorated in gilt and blind with yellow endpapers -- front cover endpapers lightly spotted. Text clean and fresh, slight rubbing to extremities. Orig. red cloth lettered in gilt. Aeg. Very good. $750.00

41. Toor, Frances.
12 reproductions in color of mexican frescoes by Diego Rivera.
Mexico City: Fischgrund Publications Co, 1935. First edition. 6 pages in text. Folio 36 x 27 cm. Twelve color plates with descriptive text. The original of the last plate (The White Horse) is housed in the NY Museum of Modern Art. Bookplate (free endpaper) and ownership of Dorothy Barbe. Light dampstain head of latter and at foot at back cover free endpaper. Orig. stiff wrappers with blue cotton spine ties. Very good. $495.00

42. Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de. 
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Dessinateur par Marie Delaroche - Vernet Henraux. 
Paris & New York: Quatre Chemins - Editart & Shoman Art Company, 1948. First edition. Pages 5-15 in text. 30.5 x 24.5 cm. Copy 129 of 500 reserved for Shoman Art Company. Total edition of 1100. Text in French. The phototypies, 40 plates mostly in color and are representative of lithography [without dots] -- all clean and bright. Backstrip wear with small loss at backstrip foot, loss of original glassine at spine. Orig. stiff white wrappers front cover red logo with contents laid-in. Very good. Stiff Wraps. $150.00

43. Vaux, Calvert.
Villas And Cottages. A Series Of Designs Prepared For Execution In The United States.
New York: Harper & Bros, 1857. First edition. 318 pages. 24 x 16.5 cm. Thirty-two designs which include plans and elevations; plus 300 wood engravings. One full-color lithographic plate of color tile specimens. Interior contents with intermittent light toning, wear to backstrip extremities. HITCHCOCK 1304. KARPEL B239. "An important pattern book and the only architectural publication by Vaux who was well known as the partner of Andrew Downing and with Frederick Law Olmstead, designed Central Park. Orig. publisher's cloth with gilt designs front cover and backstrip. Very good. $290.00

44. Walton, Izaak & Charles Cotton.
The Complete Angler Or The Contemplative Man's Recreation.
London: William Pickering, 1825. 314 (4) pages. 9.5 x 6 cm. Miniature book. Original spine paper label chipped with loss. Interior contents clean, illustrated with occasional wood engravings. Contemporary brown cloth. Very good. $195.00

45. Woodward, Geo. W. & Edward G. Thompson.
Woodward's National Architect; Containing 1000 Original Designs, Plans and Details, To Working Scale, To Working Scale, For The Practical Construction Of Dwellings Houses For The Country, Suburb And Village with Full And complte Sets of Specifications And An Estimate Of The Cost Of Each Design.
New York: Geo. E. Woodward, [1869]. First edition. 26 pages in text, 100 lithographic plates, advertisements at end of text with twelve full-color lithographic samples of floor tiles. This volume contains full blown stick style for cottages, houses, an ice house, boat and bath house, schoolhouse,stable, French villa, church, miscellaneous details [french roofs, dormer windows, bay windows and tower roofs, etc]. HITCHCOCK 1437. Backstrip chipped at extremities, lower corners rubbed, Binding tight, plates clean and fresh. Orig. brown publisher's cloth. Very good. $395.00