Item #24112 Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected With a Descriptive Notice of Each Building. London. Blackie, Son.
Villa and Cottage Architecture: Select Examples of Country and Suburban Residences Recently Erected With a Descriptive Notice of Each Building.

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

London: Blackie & Son, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. 113 pages. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. 80 full page steel engraved plates. 33 finely engraved designs for cottages and villas by 19 architects from England and Scotland; each design is fully identified. They range in style from 13th century Gothic, Tudor Gothic, French Gothic, Italian villa, Grecian, etc. Certain elements of some designs recall aspects of the work of H. H. Richardson (battered foundation walls) and Frank Furness (bold masonry arches set on stubby columns). Text and plates clean save for the title page, slightly toned. Modern binding, three quarter red morocco, and matching red cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt. Near fine. Item #24112

Price: $550.00

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