Chapel and Church Architecture with Designs for Parsonages. George Bowler.
Chapel and Church Architecture with Designs for Parsonages

Chapel and Church Architecture with Designs for Parsonages

Boston & Cleveland: John R. Jewett & Jewett, Proctor & Worthington, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. 15 pages in text. Folio, 45.5 x 30 cm. Forty seven lithographed plates, 32 of which are chromolithographs. The superb plates were printed by Bufford's of Boston presenting simple wooden designs of country churches in the Anglo-Italian, Gothic, Byzantine, Romanesque, Norman and Grecian styles, and several parsonages. Materials include wood, granite and brownstone with the basic arrangement of an early 19th century meeting house -- longitudinal nave, tall tower, spine centralized on the gable end. His conservative designs illustrate the inherent conservatism and traditional New England perspective. Minor soiling or browning at margins, one or two plates with pale toning to image area. Old library stamps first two blank leaves and foot of title page, and ownership label at title head of C.E. Mochaud. HITCHCOCK 206, first and only edition. Orig. brown cloth, front cover decorated and illustrated in gilt, and rebacked in black morocco. Back cover with same design in blind. Near fine. Item #22847

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