11 - 13 July 2000
PAPWORTH, John Buonarotti. Rural Residences, consisting of a series of designs for cottages... interspersed with some observations on landscape gardening. London: J.Diggens for R.Ackermann, 1818. Large 8° (256 x 179mm). Half-title. 27 hand-coloured aquatint plates. 20th-century green calf gilt, double fillet border to covers, spine in six compartments with raised bands, blue morocco lettering-piece in the second, repeat decoration in gilt in the others, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges, by Bayntun (Riviere) of Bath (spine slightly faded). FIRST EDITION IN BOOK-FORM. Also issued as part of Ackermann's Repository from 1816 to 1817. Abbey Life 45; Tooley 359.
John Buonarotti PAPWORTH. Hints on Ornamental Gardening; consisting of a series of designs for garden buildings... interspersed with occasional remarks on rural architecture. London: J. Diggens for R. Ackermann, 1823. Large 8° (252 x 170mm). 28 aquatint plates (27 hand-coloured, one uncolured with a flap), plate II with title on pasted on overslip (as usual). (Title and frontispiece spotted, neatly repaired tear to lower blank margin of plate XIII.) 20th-century calf gilt, covers with triple fillet border, spine in six compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering-pieces in the second and third, the others with repeat decoration in gilt, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges. FIRST EDITION. 'A necessary companion volume to the author's Rural Residences and of greater rarity.': Abbey Life 46. (2)
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