View full screen - View 1 of Lot 172. NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY | Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838.
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NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY | Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 4,000 USD

NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY | Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838

NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY | Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 4,000 USD

Lot sold:

3,500

USD

NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY

 Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838


Folio (21 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. 546 x 368 mm). Wood-engraved title vignette, 31 plates and plans after A. Pugin and others (20 present in two states, giving a plate total of 51), comprising aquatints, some hand-colored, line etchings, some on india paper mounted, and some mounted; occasional spotting to mounts, a few instances of minor marginal toning. Expertly bound to style in half black straight-grained morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine with raised bands in 8 compartments, decoratively tooled in gilt.


Second edition of one of the most remarkable architectural achievements of the early-19th century


REFERENCE:

Abbey, Scenery 62 (for first edition); BAL RIBA 2235

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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