REPTON, Humphry; John Adey & G.S. Designs for the Pavilion at Brighton. London: Howlett and Brimmer for J.C.Stadler, to be sold by Boydell & Co. and others, [n.d., watermarked 1821-1822].
2° (527 x 364mm). 20 plates and illustrations, including an engraved hand-coloured general ground plan; comprising 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. (pp.19-20 with neatly repaired L-shaped 22cm tear, two other leaves with small neat repairs to blank margins.) Modern crimson straight-grained morocco tooled in gilt and blind in the Regency manner, four of the six compartments of the spine with centrally-placed Prince-of-Wales feathers tool, g.e., by Bayntun (Riviere).
Second issue. The first edition was published in 1808; for the present issue the text is reset, the plates remain the same except that the frontispiece is here hand-coloured, and the order of two of the plates is reversed. Abbey Scenery 57; Tooley 397.