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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    JONES, Inigo (1573-1652). The Designs of Inigo Jones consisting of Plans and Elevations for Public and Private Buildings. London: Benjamin White, 1770. 2 volumes in one, 2° (536 x 370mm). Engraved frontispiece, titles with vignette, 99 plates, of which 7 are double-page and folding and 24 double-page, all after I. Jones, engraved head- and tailpieces, description of plates in French and English (offsetting onto title, plates in vol.II lightly browned). Contemporary calf-backed boards (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: presentation manuscript inscription on endpaper. Third edition. cf. Fowler 162.

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    JONES, Inigo (1573-1652). The Designs of Inigo Jones consisting of Plans and Elevations for Public and Private Buildings. London: Benjamin White, 1770. 2 volumes in one, 2° (536 x 370mm). Engraved frontispiece, titles with vignette, 99 plates, of which 7 are double-page and folding and 24 double-page, all after I. Jones, engraved head- and tailpieces, description of plates in French and English (offsetting onto title, plates in vol.II lightly browned). Contemporary calf-backed boards (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: presentation manuscript inscription on endpaper. Third edition. cf. Fowler 162.


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