Holly's Country Seats: Containing Lithographic Designs For Cottages, Villas, Mansions, Etc., With Their Accompanying Outbuildings; Also, Country Churches, City Buildings, Railway Stations, Etc, Etc. Henry Hudson Holly.

Holly's Country Seats: Containing Lithographic Designs For Cottages, Villas, Mansions, Etc., With Their Accompanying Outbuildings; Also, Country Churches, City Buildings, Railway Stations, Etc, Etc.

NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1866. Hardcover. 171 pages. 25 x 20 cm. Thirty-six tinted lithographic plates. KARPEL B345. "Although this book was actually written in 1861, publication was delayed by the outbreak of the Civil War. It is a work of some importance as the first American pattern book to include a design for a railway depot. The remainder of the designs (remodeled old colonial, Swiss chalet, Mansard, Jacobean Gothic) herald the next phase of nineteenth-century style, picturesque synthetic eclecticism." HITCHCOCK 599. Small owner stamp inside front cover paste down. Bright, fresh copy, plates and text clean, slight toning in a few margins of former, backstrip nicked head and foot. Orig. green publisher's cloth, spine decorated and lettered in gilt, cover fillets in blind. Very good/near fine. Item #18083

Price: $525.00

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