PLAW, John (ca.1745-1820). Ferme orné; or Rural Improvements. London: by I. and J. Taylor, 1795. 4° (290 x 235mm). 38 sepia aquatint plates, final 2 advertisement leaves. (Some light spotting, waterstain in lower outer margin.) Contemporary calf-backed boards, gilt ornaments on spine (restored at head), green lettering-piece. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Life 48; Berlin Kat. 2305.
J. PLAW. Sketches for Country Houses, Villas, and Rural Dwelling. London: S. Gosnell for J. Taylor, 1800. 4° (315 X 245mm). 42 sepia aquatint plates. (Some spotting.). Modern green half morocco, gilt fillets in compartments on spine, uncut. Abbey Life 49; Berlin Kat OS2310K.
J. PLAW. Rural Architecture; or Designs, from the simple Cottage to the decorated Villa. London: by J. Taylor, 1802. 4° (300 x 215mm). Tinted sepia aquatint frontispiece and 61 plates, final 4 advertisement leaves. (Some slight spotting.) Contemporary half calf, (slightly rubbed, repaired at head and foot), red lettering-piece, uncut. Provenance: the Laird of Altyr (armorial bookplate). Abbey Life 47 for 1790 edition; Cf. Berlin Kat. 2296 (1794 edition). (3)