WARE, Isaac (ca.1717-1766). A Complete Body of Architecture. London: for T.Osborne and others, 1756. 1 volume bound in two, 2° (418 x 262mm). Title in red and black with engraved vignette. Engraved frontispiece and 114 plates (14 folding). Contemporary mottled calf (rebacked, three of the four original lettering-pieces laid down). Provenance: Marquess of Bute (Luton Library armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Harris 906.
Abraham SWAN (ca.1720 - ca.1765). The British Architect: or, the builders treasury of stair-cases. London: [?1768]. 2° (429 x 270mm). 60 engraved plates, 5 plates with integral letterpress explanations. (Some light spotting.) Contemporary reversed calf (rubbed, joints slightly split). Harris 864.
SWAN. A Collection of Designs in Architecture. London: 1757. 2 volumes, 2° (416 x 255mm). 120 engraved plates. (Some light sdpotting.) Contemporary mottled calf (rebacked, old lettering-pieces laid down). Provenance: 2nd Marquess of Bute (Luton Library bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Harris 867. (5)