Architecture | Langley, Halfpenny, and Lightoler | 3 works bound in one volume, 1747-1762
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108
Three works bound in one, comprising:
Langley, B. & T. Gothic Architecture. London: John Millan, 1747, engraved title and 64 plates (numbered a-b, and I-LXII), [ESTC T132230]
Halfpenny, William and John. Chinese and Gothic Architecture. London: Robert Sayer, 1752, preface leaf, 12 engraved plates, each with leaf of explanatory text, [ESTC T126518], some plates trimmed
Lightoler, T. The Gentleman and Farmer's Architect. London: Robert Sayer, 1762, 25 engraved plates, [ESTC N18130]
3 works bound in one volume, 4to (298 x 227mm.), contemporary calf, spotting, slightly worn with foot of spine repaired
George Baillie (1664–1738), engraved armorial bookplate applied posthumously; Hon. George Baillie (c.1721–1797), signature on title; thence by descent to the Earls of Haddington
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