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by National Book Auctions
January 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST | Ithaca, NY, US    Live Auction

Lot 4033: A. J. Downing THE ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY HOUSES 1859 Antique Binding Designs For Cottages Farm-Houses & VIllas Plates Textual Illustrations (271 views)

A. J. Downing THE ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY HOUSES 1859 Antique Binding Designs For Cottages Farm-Houses & VIllas Plates Textual Illustrations
Estimate: $70 - $200
Description: Title: The Architecture of Country Houses; including Designs for Cottages, Farm-Houses, and Villas, with Remarks on Interiors, Furniture, and the Best Modes of Warming and Ventilating Author: A. J. Downing - Andrew Jackson Downing was an American landscape designer, horticulturalist, and writer, a prominent advocate of the Gothic Revival style in the United States, and editor of The Horticulturist magazine (1846-52). Many scholars consider Downing to be "The Father of American Landscape Architecture." Publisher: D. Appleton & Co. City: New York Year: 1859 Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: x/484 pages Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped light green cloth, with stamped gilt lettering to spine and gilt designs to spine and front cover. Book shows external wear, with rubbing to covers and fading to stamped lettering and designs. Outside corners are lightly bumped. Binding is firm. Scattered light foxing can be seen on pages. Volume contains numerous plates and in-text illustrations. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
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Lot 4033: A. J. Downing THE ARCHITECTURE OF COUNTRY HOUSES 1859 Antique Binding Designs For Cottages Farm-Houses & VIllas Plates Textual Illustrations
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January 27, 2013, 12:00 PM EST