Architectural Drawings

London: William Clowes and Sons, 1870. Hardcover. Burgundy cloth with leather back and corners. 29 pp + 75 plates (monochrome lithographs). Protected in red buckram library wrapper and slipcase. Oversize. Good- (Leather is crumbling, and sections of the spine are missing. Corners rounded. Cover separated from binding, and binding split at Plate 5. Ex-library with expected marks. Plates have circular library ink stamp in lower front corners.). Item #133172

Architectural studies of 13th-century buildings and furnishings by William Burges, compiled during his travels in the 1850s. Printed for subscribers and lists subscribers, mostly architects. With an introduction, followed by descriptions of each plate. Subjects include Beauvais Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio, Carnarvon Castle, Salisbury Cathedral, Suleyman Mosque in Istanbul, and more. With images of chalices, bird cages, doorways, vestry chests, window and other furniture, canopies, elevations, finials, cornices, curtain walls, balconies, fountains, crosses, flying buttresses, and men's and women's clothing.

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