520
520
Campbell, Colin
VITRUVIUS BRITANNICUS, OR THE BRITISH ARCHITECT; CONTAINING PLANS, ELEVATIONS AND SECTIONS; OF THE REGULAR BUILDINGS BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN GREAT BRITAIN. LONDON: BY THE AUTHOR, LATER WOOLFE AND GANDON, 1717–1771
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
520
Campbell, Colin
VITRUVIUS BRITANNICUS, OR THE BRITISH ARCHITECT; CONTAINING PLANS, ELEVATIONS AND SECTIONS; OF THE REGULAR BUILDINGS BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN GREAT BRITAIN. LONDON: BY THE AUTHOR, LATER WOOLFE AND GANDON, 1717–1771
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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Campbell, Colin
VITRUVIUS BRITANNICUS, OR THE BRITISH ARCHITECT; CONTAINING PLANS, ELEVATIONS AND SECTIONS; OF THE REGULAR BUILDINGS BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IN GREAT BRITAIN. LONDON: BY THE AUTHOR, LATER WOOLFE AND GANDON, 1717–1771
5 volumes, folio (size varies, but approx. 23 x 15 1/4 in.; 584 x 388 mm). Profusion of engraved plates and plans after Campbell, Hawksmoor, Inigo Jones, Rocque, and others; condition varies. Disparate contemporary bindings (full calf, half calf, etc.); condition varies.
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Provenance

Nelson Rockefeller (bookplate)

Catalogue Note

Colin Campbell's highly influential work, which established the vogue for neo-Palladian architecture in Britain and America.

A Collecting Legacy: Property from the Collection of Nelson & Happy Rockefeller

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New York