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Vitruvius Britannicus: Or, The British Architect. Containing the Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Regular Buildings, Both Publick and Private in Great Britain

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Title: Vitruvius Britannicus: Or, The British Architect. Containing the Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Regular Buildings, Both Publick and Private in Great Britain Author: Campbell, Colen Place: London Publisher: By the author Date: 1715, 1717, 1725 Description: 3 volumes bound in 2. 10; 8; 12 pp. 2 engraved title pages (Vols. 1 & 2), 1 engraved dedication (Vol. 1), 1 letterpress title page (Vol. 3), 1 letterpress dedication (Vol. 3), 231 copperplate engravings (including 49 double-page or folding plates each comprising 2 plate numbers and 5 folding plates each comprising 4 plate numbers). (Folio) 41.5x28 cm. (16¼x11"), Volumes 1 & 2 bound together in period full calf; Volume 3 period half calf and marbled boards. First Editions. Large engraved exteriors, plans and sections of palaces, country houses, government offices and churches designed by architects from Inigo Jones onwards. Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus remains an indispensable showcase of British domestic architecture of the 17th and early 18th century. Lot Amendments Condition: Bindings well worn; title and dedication leaves in Vol. 1 irregularly creased; 2 folding plates in Volume 1-2 with splits along folds and with old paper repairs on versos; 1 plate in Volume 3 irregularly creased; some dampstaining (mostly marginal); light foxing; plates overall very good. Item number: 218232

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