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Lot 0429
Title: Architectural Designs for Rustic Cottages, Picturesque Dwellings, Villas, &c
Author: Pocock, W[illiam] F[uller]
Description: viii, 36 pp. 33 sepia aquatint plates. (4to) 11½x9, period half calf and marbled boards, spines gilt decorated, morocco title label. First Edition.In his dedication to Sir John Courtenay Honeywood, Pocock indicates that his book is "calculated to further the views you entertain for promoting the comforts and happiness of those rustic dependants necessary to an extensive Estate." The Preface reveals his concern about the conflict between utility and aesthetics in domestic design. Bookplate of Archibald Earl of Eglinton on front pastedown, similar label on rear pastedown.
Heading: zzfPlace Published: London
Publisher: J. Taylor
Date Published: 1807

Condition

Edge wear, spine rubbed, head of spine chipped off (~1"); hinges cracked; foxed; very good.

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429: Pocock's Architectural Designs 1807

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 20, 2009
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