A Book of Cottages and Little Houses: for Landlords, Architects, Builders and others.
ASHBEE C.R. (1906)
£900.00 [First Edition]
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29 reproduced photographic plates, 17 wood-engraved plates including frontis., 14 by F.L Griggs, 2 by Jesse Goodman and one signed 'LAN', architectural title page and 9 wood-engraved initials throughout the text, 33 plates of wood-engraved plans and elevations. One of 200 regular copies, with an additional 50 copies with a variant binding and on Essex house paper reserved for subscribers to the press. First Edition. 4to., [i-xiii], 1-130, [131-196], 24pp. of ads. Publisher's original green cloth, upper cover with architectural design and lettering in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, foredge untrimmed. London, printed at the Essex House Press and published by B. T. Batsford.
Good, edges and corners rubbed, some spots of soiling and abrasion to covers, moderate foxing more or less throughout, but photographic plates clean and bright.
Stock Code: 231839