Essay On Gothic Architecture. With Various Plans And Drawings For Churches: Designed Chiefly For The Use Of The Clergy. John Henry Hopkins.

Essay On Gothic Architecture. With Various Plans And Drawings For Churches: Designed Chiefly For The Use Of The Clergy

Burlington: Smith & Harrington, 1836. First edition. leather_bound. 46 pages in text. 4to, 25 1/2 x 22 cm. Thirteen lithographic plates, some with multiple images per plate, plus litho title page. HITCHCOCK, 606. KARPEL, B114. "The first book on Gothic ecclesiastical architecture published in the United States." Glossary of Technical Terms in Gothic Architecture Extracted From Pugin's Specimens. Text predominately clean, scattered plate foxing mostly to first few, plate head margins closely cropped with minuscule loss (two plates). Modern full black morocco. Near fine. Item #16550

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