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London: John Murray, 1829-1837. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. 16 mo. Red leather spines with gold embossed titling, red cloth insets on cover boards, marbled endpapers. Slight wear and scuffing to covers, eaxch volume has a slight crease on front hinge of each volume. Top edges gilded. Clean within.
Volume 5 is a second edition, published in 1837. Very Good.
Shepherd, Thos. H. London: Jones & Co., 1827-1829. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. 160, iii; vi, 12 (Subjects), 172, ii (List of Engravings). Both volumes have red leather spine with five slightly raised bands, gold embossed titling and decoration, losses at head and foot of spine. Volume I front board hanging by one cord, considerable foxing to frontispiece engraving and first title page with engraving of Temple Bar, From the Strand. Volume II front board detached. Marbled endpapers, considerable foxing to frontispiece engraving and first title page with engraving of Sussex Place at Regent's Park; this title page appears to have suffered water damage and was re-backed with another sheet of paper by a binder, second title page undamaged. Light foxing throughout, including the numerous.....
Kobayashi, Toshiyuki. Tokyo: A.D.A. Edita, 1990. Wraps. First Edition. 193 pp. 4to. Slight scuffing to covers from shelf wear. Small spots to front and rear endpapers, clean within. No dust jacket, as issued. Text in Japanese and English.
Photographs, measured drawings, and text investigate the architeture of Shin Takamatsu (b. 1948) in this monograph devoted to his work. Very Good.
Ames, IA: The Iowa State University Press, 1977. Wraps. First Edition. First Printing. xii, 127 pp. Light spotting to front cover, edges of text block, small tear at head of front cover along spine, clean within.
An important work on the Prairie School movement in Iowa highlighting the work of Purcell & Elmslie, William Steele, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Inscribed by Richard Guy Wilson on first free endpaper, also an enclosed TLS from Richard Guy Wilson to Arthur Dubin (1923-2011), owner of the book and a Chicago architect. Very Good.