London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
LANGLEY, Batty. The Young Builder's Rudiments, London: J. Millan, 1730. 4° (242 x 197mm). Engraved frontispiece and 28 plates by Vandergucht and Cole, advertisement leaf inserted before text (fore-margins a little spotted or stained). Contemporary calf, panels of spine ruled in gilt, gilt line border round sides (upper hinge split, foot of spine chipped, 2 corners worn). FIRST EDITION. Archer 175.1; Harris 475; RIBA 1759.
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