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Retreats: a Series of Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Villas, and Ornamental Buildings by  James Thomson - First Edition - 1827 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004519)

Retreats: a Series of Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Villas, and Ornamental Buildings

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Retreats: a Series of Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Villas, and Ornamental Buildings

by Thomson, James

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London: J. Taylor, Architectural Library, 1827. 4to, original dun boards, respined and recased retaining part of original paper spine label with new endpapers. Margins untrimmed with the uncut edges a little age-darkened; some foxing to preliminaries. Bright and resh with vivid , beautifully colored plates. With 16 page catalogue of J. Taylor, Architectural Library bound in a t end. First edition. With 32 page text and 41 plates, including 31 hand colored aquatinst. Scarce model book of late Regency designs by a Bath architect in Grecian, Gothic and Rustic styles. References: Abbey, Life 76:"a delightful and amusing book in fine grain aquatint skilfully colored." British Coloured Books Ipex 80 lists the 1833 edition.. Original Boards. About Fine. 4to.

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Bookseller Inventory #
004519
Title
Retreats: a Series of Designs, Consisting of Plans and Elevations for Cottages, Villas, and Ornamental Buildings
Author
Thomson, James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - About Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Taylor, Architectural Library
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1827
Keywords
Architecture, Regency , Regency Architecture, British Architecture, Hand Colored Plates
Size
4to

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