London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
LOUDON, John Claudius (1783-1843). An Encyclopaedia of Cottage, Farm, and Villa Architecture and Furniture, London: Longman, 1833. 8° (217 x 131mm). Numerous lithographed plates printed on both sides, many illustrations in the text, half-title. (Some light browning and spotting.) Contemporary calf (rebacked, corners bumped). FIRST EDITION. Archer 184.7; RIBA 1961.
ROBERTSON, John. Supplement to Loudon's Manual of Cottage Gardening, Husbandry, and Architecture, London: Longman, 1833. 8° (229 x 141mm). 24 lithographed plates (some dampstaining, some plates detached). Original printed wrappers (stained). FIRST EDITION. Robertson was employed as a draughtsman in the office of Loudon and was responsible for many of the figures in Loudon's Encyclopaedia, (see above). Archer 289.1. The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
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