London: Printed for J. Taylor, 1807.
First edition. viii, 36 pp. letterpress + 33 sepia aquatint plates of domestic architecture. 1 vols. 4to. The English Cottage in the "Antient Style" Later quarter grey morocco and marbled paper boards, red leather spine label. Beautiful, immaculate copy. Item #232913
Lovely copy of the first book of this busy professional, illustrated with thirty-three exquisite sepia aquatints of his rural designs for villas, "Cabânes ornées", in the "antient English character," farm houses, servants' cottages, a "huntsman's house" which includes stables, dog kennel, etc., etc.
"He designed a wide range of public buildings as well as housing, and in this he was representative of the increasingly complex nature of early nineteenth-century architecture ... " - ODNB.
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