London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
FERGUSSON, James (1808-1886). History of Architecture in all Countries, London: John Murray, 1874. 4 volumes, 8° (221 x 141mm). Wood-engraved frontispieces, 2 folding lithographed maps of India and numerous illustrations in the text (one map a little foxed). Contemporary polished calf gilt, black and green labels on spines, marbled edges. Provenance: Josiah Vavasseur (bookplate). Second edition.
A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture, Oxford: John Henry Parker, 1850. 3 volumes, 8° (216 x 136mm). 2 engraved frontispieces and 265 plates, 12 coloured (occasional foxing). Contemporary calf gilt, red and green labels, gilt edges. (7)
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