• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    BRITTON, John (1771-1857). The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain. London: M.A. Nattali, 1835. 5 vols., 4° (280 x 220mm), engraved titles and engravings throughout. (Some scattered spotting.) Contemporary green half morocco, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed). Second edition. 'From its inception the work was received as marking a new era in architectural topography' (RIBA I, p. 238).

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    BRITTON, John (1771-1857). The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain. London: M.A. Nattali, 1835. 5 vols., 4° (280 x 220mm), engraved titles and engravings throughout. (Some scattered spotting.) Contemporary green half morocco, gilt edges (extremities lightly rubbed). Second edition. 'From its inception the work was received as marking a new era in architectural topography' (RIBA I, p. 238).

    [With] VIOLLET LE DUC, Emmanuel. Dictionnaire raisonné de l'architecture française du XIe au XVIe siècle. Paris: A. Morel, 1867-1868. 10 vols., 4 ° (240 x 155mm), engravings throughout (some scattered spotting). Contemporary half vellum, spine gilt, red morocco labels. Provenance: S.F. Widdrington (armorial bookplate); and 6 others on architecture. (21)


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