London, South Kensington
23 March 2005
SALMON, William (1703?-1779). The Builder's Guide, London: James Hodges, 1736. 8° (202 x 122mm). Engraved frontispiece by Cole, with the 2 final leaves of advertisements (light spotting and waterstaining). 18th-century sprinkled calf (rebacked, repairs to lower cover). Provenance: A.J. Rolfe, 1831 (signature on recto of frontispiece). FIRST EDITION. Harris 774; RIBA 2883.
SALMON, William. Palladio Londinensis: or The London Art of Building, London: Printed for A. Ward, 1738. 4° (232 x 183mm). 52 engraved platez, mostly by Cole, mostly folding (light worming in the upper margins occasionally touches engraved are of plates, a few light stains and waterstains). Contemporary calf (hinges cracked, slightly worn). Second edition. Harris 794; RIBA 2888 (note).
SALMON, William. The London and Country Builder's Vade Mecum, London: J. Hodges, 1755. 8° (198 x 120mm). Engraved frontispiece (a little offset onto title). Contemporary sprinkled sheep gilt (hinges cracked). Provenance: Tho[mas] Drake Tyrwhitt (armorial bookplate). Third edition. Archer 437.3; Harris 790; RIBA 2886.
SALMON, William. The Country Builder's Estimator, London: S. Crowder, 1774. 8° (168 x 100mm). 2 folding printed tables at end (a little light browning in margins of title). Contemporary sheep (rebacked). Provenance: Fernando Bond, 1787 (owner's inscription on pastedown). Harris 786; RIBA 2884 (note). (4)
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