180 pages. 24.5 x 16 cm. 10 designs, and 80 text illustrations. HITCHCOCK 335. KARPEL B224. "According to Henry-Russell Hitchcock, `Only with the appearance in 1842 (of this title) were the various Cottage and Villa modes.enthusiastically propagated." Backstrip worn head and foot. Orig. brown cloth front cover and backstrip decorated in gilt. Very good. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Cottage Residences; Or, A Series of Designs ...
Publisher: John Wiley
Publication Date: 1847
Edition: Third edition.
Book Description John Wiley, 1852. hardcover. Book Condition: As Is. As is due to detached front board, partially detached rear board, marginalia/notations in pencil; gilt lettering on spine, decorative gilt at the center of the front board, embossed boards; cover quite rubbed/bumped/soiled/sunned, several large chips/tears at the corners/edges/spine ends, front board detached, rear board mostly detached, signatures slightly exposed at spine ends, binding otherwise intact; edges lightly rubbed/bumped/soiled, quite sunned; interior quite foxed throughout, lightly age-toned throughout, light soiling sprinkled throughout, large notation in pencil at the front pastedown/front endpaper, repair made with paper tape at the endpapers; cover, edges and interior intact, except where noted. Bookseller Inventory # 615749
Book Description Wiley and Putnam, New York, 1844. Hardcover. Second Edition. Octavo. 6 x 9.5 in. viii; 187 pp. Illustrated with black-and-white reproductions of engravings. Part one, second edition of this important work in american domestic architecture and landscape gardening. Head and tail of spine chipped, otherwise very good in original cloth, spotting to endpapers. Bookseller Inventory # 27791
Book Description John Wiley. New York, 1853. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Hardcover. Cloth binding, once green, now faded to olive and brown at edges and spine. Blindstamped decorations as well as some gold designs. Gold lettering on the spine is much-faded. Corners bumped, some chips to the spine and hinges. Boards still firmly attached. Text block good and tight. 215 pages. Quite a lot of foxing. Illustrated with plates and with illustrations in the text. 1855 ownership name on first blank page. Attractive designs and a pleasing amount of detail for a pre-Civil War architecture and design book - with species for garden plantings and measured drawings for cottages. Please email with questions or to request photos. Bookseller Inventory # Fred-Z169
Book Description John Wiley, New York, 1852. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Black cloth with gilt decoration to the front board and spine; stamped decoration to the rear board. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates, diagrams, and plans. The cloth is somewhat rubbed and unevenly faded, with the spine entirely faded to beige; the upper page edges are lightly water-stained to a depth of 2". The text is clean and readable, 'tho, with a few signatures starting, but the binding is essentially sound and firm. There is a previous owner's signature to the title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 10260