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Halfpenny (William) Twelve Beautiful Designs for Farm-Houses, with their proper Offices and Estimates..., first edition, 12 engraved plates, light offsetting to plates, crayon mark to title, old ink library stamp to front free endpaper, later cloth-backed boards with old glazed purple wrappers mounted on boards, a little rubbed and faded, [Harris 318], 4to, for R.Sayer...sold by J. Brindley [& others], 1750.


⁂ Scarce first edition; ESTC lists 6 UK copies, one copy in the Netherlands and 5 in America, no copy at auction in the last 50 years.

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Halfpenny (William) Twelve Beautiful Designs for

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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