11 - 13 July 2000
REPTON, Humphrey (1752-1818); John Adey (1775-1860) & George Stanley (d.1858). IDesigns for the Pavilion at Brighton. London: T.Bensley for J.C.Stadler, to be sold by Boydell and Co. and others, 1808 [watermarked 1807].
2° (520 x 358mm). 20 plates and illustrations, including an engraved hand-coloured plan; 19 aquatints, 9 hand-coloured (6 of these with overslips, one with overpage, one double-page, one folding), 2 with sepia wash, all by Stadler after Repton. (Slight creases to the two overslips attached to the double-apge plate, small tears to the fold of the folding plate.) Later limp half morocco, section of earlier cloth upper cover with morocco title label bound in (some light damp damage to covers).
FIRST EDITION. This important work was re-issued in about 1822 with reset text. Abbey Scenery 55; cf. Tooley 396 (variant title).
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