PAINE, James (1725-89). Plans, Elevations and Sections, of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses, and also of Stabling, Bridges, Public and Private, Temples, and other Garden Buildings. London: printed for the author, 1767.
Part one only (of 2), 2o (532 x 361 mm). 55 engraved plates numbered 1-74 (the 15 double-page and 4 folding plates each with two plates numbers) by J. June, H. Mackworth, P. Mazell, J. Miller, T. Morris, J.S. Müller, F. Patton and T. White after designs by Paine (many double-page or folding plates with splitting to folds, some affecting image). Contemporary calf (rebacked preserving old spine, corners repaired). Provenance: John Peyto Verney, Lord Willoughby de Broke. (bookplate); Wilfried Ashley (signature).
FIRST EDITION. The plates and text describe buildings in the counties of Derby, Durham, Middlesex, Northumberland, Nottingham and York. The second part was not published until 1783. Berlin Kat. 2339; Flower 207; Millard 50.