Large Scale” in Several Respects . . .
62 Engravings & Bedford BoundWESTMINSTER ABBEY

A Classic of English Antiquarianism, Illustration,   
& Book-Making
(Absolutely Classic of Its Kind).   Brayley, Edward Wedlake.  The history and antiquities of the abbey church of St. Peter, Westminster: Including notices and biographical memoirs of the abbots and deans of that foundation. London: J.P. Neale for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, 1818–23. Folio (37.9 cm, 14.9"). 2 vols. I: [18], 227, [19], 72, [10] pp.; 13 plts. II: [2], 304, [40] pp.; 49 plts.
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First Edition of a CLASSICBuilding Shapes EFFICIENTLY
Alberti, Giuseppe Antonio.  Trattato della misura delle fabbriche nel quale oltre la misura di tutte le superficie comuni si da ancora la misura di tutte le specie di Volte, e d'ogni specie di solido, che possa occorrere nella misura di esse. Venezia: appresso Giambattista Recurti, 1757. 8vo (21.4 cm; 8.5"). Engr. frontis. port., xxxii, 279, [3] pp., XXXVIII plts.
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With aGreat Engraved Plate
Becerra Moreno, Juan.  Relacion del funeral entierro, y exequias de el Illmo. Sr. Dr. D. Manuel Rubio y Salinas, Arzobispo que fuè de esta Santa Iglesia Metropolitana de Mexico. Mexico: En la Imprenta del Real, y mas antiguo Colegio de S. Ildefonso, 1776. Small 4to (20.5 cm; 8"). [5] ff., 155, [1] pp., fold. plt.
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Celebrating the Pope's Visit to BolognaIllustrations by Guido Reni
Benacci, Vittorio, pub.; Guido Reni, illus.  Descrittione de gli apparati fatti in Bologna per la venuta di N.S. Papa Clemente VIII. & insieme di essa venuta, & dimora di sua beatitudine in detta citta. [colophon: Bologna: Per Vittorio Benacci], 1599. 4to (22.5 cm, 8.8"). [28] pp.; illus. (lacking signature C, including 4 plts.).
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Embossed Architectural BindingEXCELLENT Condition
Bible. English. Authorized (i.e., “King James Version”). 1831. The Holy Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated out of the original tongues: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by His Majesty's special command. Oxford: Pr. at the University Press by Samuel Collingwood & Co., 1831. 24mo. [528] ff.
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Ribbon–Embossed Binding / Historical Architecture
Bloxam, Matthew Holbeche.   A glimpse at the monumental architecture and sculpture of Great Britain, from the earliest period to the eighteenth century. London: W. Pickering [Leicester: Printed by Thomas Combe, Junior], 1834. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). xv, [1], 291, [1] pp.; 2 plts.
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Capturing an AgeOne Biography at a Time
[Clarke].  The Georgian era: Memoirs of the most eminent persons, who have flourished in Great Britain, from the accession of George the First to the demise of George the Fourth. London: Vizetelly, Branston, & Co., 1832–34. 8vo (19.5 cm, 7.65"). 4 vols. I: Frontis., 582 pp.; 12 plts. II: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. III: Frontis., [2], 588 pp. IV: Frontis., 588 pp.
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A Celebration of Fine EducationInscribed by the Author
Cunningham, Frank H.  Familiar sketches of the Phillips Exeter Academy and surroundings. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.1 cm; 7.875"). xiv, 360 pp. illus.
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Speaking EngagementRestoration Appeal
Farrar, Frederick William.  Autograph Letter Signed to unidentified recipient. Westminster, England: 20 April [between 1876 and 1883]. 12mo (18 cm; 7"), 4 pp.
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Counting to SixOne of65 Copies
Hill, Jennifer.  Overpass. Six drawings. [Florence, MA]: Kat Ran Press, 2001. Folio (35.8 cm, 14.2"). [6] pp.; 6 plts.
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A Builder's Vade Mecum
Hoppus, E.  Hoppus's tables for measuring made easy to the meanest capacity, a new set of tables: Which shew at sight, the solid content of any piece of timber ... the superficial content of boards, glass painting ... with some very curious observations concerning measuring. London: Printed for J. Johnson, R. Baldwin, F & C. Rivington, [et al.], 1809. Very tall 12mo (21 cm, 8.25"). lii, 214 pp.; [1] folded plt., tables.
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Beauties ofthe Thames Illustrated
Ireland, Samuel.  Picturesque views on the river Thames, from its source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with observations on the public buildings and other works of art in its vicinity. London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792. 4to (25 cm, 9.8"). 2 vols. I: Add. engr. t.-p., xvi, 209, [3] pp.; 1 map, 27 plts., illus. II: Add. engr. t.-p., viii (incl. t.-p.), 258, [4] pp.; 1 map, 25 plts., illus.
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Not ThatOther Netley Abbey
Keate, George.  Netley Abbey. An elegy...the second edition, corrected and enlarged. London: J. Dodsley, 1769. 4to ( 26.4 cm, 10.4"). 31, [1 (blank)] pp. (lacking the half-title).
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A Treasure Trove of InformationHistorical *&* CommercialBATH, 1884
Peach, R. E.  Historic houses In Bath and their associations. [Second Series]. London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; & Bath: R. E. Peach, 1884. Square 4to (22 cm; 8.75"). Frontis., [2] ff., 158 pp., [11 (ads)] ff.
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The New French Classicism Le nouveau classicisme français
Perrault, Claude.  Ordonnance des cinq especes de colonnes selon la methode des anciens. Paris: Jean Baptiste Coignard, 1683. Folio (37.3 cm, 14.75"). [8], xxvii, [1], 124 pp.; 6 plts.
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By a “Past Master of the Lodge of Antiquity Acting
by Immemorial Constitution
Preston, William.  Illustrations of masonry. Alexandria [VA]: Cottom & Stewart, 1804. 12mo (17 cm, 6.7"). 560 (i.e., 360) pp. (pagination erratic).
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Progress Easy, Clean, & Safe!
Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company.   The dirt-less workman. Rome, NY: Rome Gas, Electric Light & Power Company, [ca. 1925]. 16mo (15.1 cm, 6"). [16] pp.; illus.
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Three Plates with Cottage Designs
(Rural Housing Issues).  Third annual report of the directors of the Association for Promoting Improvement in the Dwellings and Domestic Condition of Agricultural Labourers in Scotland. Edinburgh: Pr. for the Association by William Blackwood & Sons, 1857.
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A Noble Book for Your House in Tuscany?
      (Smith's Patron Was the Second Earl of Warwick)
Smith, John.  Italian scenery [i.e., Select views in Italy, with topographical and historical descriptions, in English and French]. [London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. for J. Smith, W. Byrne, & J. Edwards, 1817]. 4to. [1] f. (engr. dedication), [78] ff. (of letterpress), [72] ff. of plates, illus.
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485 Stunning Views ofEngland, Scotland, & Wales
EACH IMAGE Hand-Captioned
Storer, James Sargant.  Antiquarian and topographical cabinet, containing a series of elegant views of the most interesting objects of curiosity in Great Britain. London: W. Clarke, J. Carpenter, & H.D. Symonds, 1807–11. 8vo. 10 vols. I: [approx. 112] pp.; 56 plts. II: pp.; 49 plts. III: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. IV: [approx. 92] pp.; 46 plts. V: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. VI: [approx. 106] pp.; 53 plts. VII: [approx. 98] pp.; 49 plts. VIII: [approx. 86] pp.; 43 plts. IX: [approx. 110] pp.; 55 plts. X: [approx. 72], [16 (index)] pp.; 36 plts. (15 plts. lacking of 500).
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King Edward I of England'sWELSH Castles
Taylor, Arnold Joseph.  Four great castles. [Newtown, Montgomeryshire, Wales]: Gwasg Gregynog [The Gregynog Press], 1983. Folio (26.9 cm, 10.5"). [2], vi, 70, [2] pp.; 8 plts.
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An Insider's Guide toBATH
Tunstall, James.  Rambles about Bath and its neighbourhood. Bath: R.E. Peach, 1856. 12mo (17.5 cm; 7"). Frontis., viii pp., [1] f., 304 pp., 13 plts, fold. map, illus.
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Architectural Description of aLarge Colonial-Era Mausoleum
Unanúe, José Hipólito.  Discurso sobre el panteon que esta contruyendo en al convento grande de San Francisco de esta capital. Lima: Real Imprenta de Niños Expósitos, 1803. Small 4to (19.4 cm, 7.65"). [3] ff., 24, [1], [1 (blank)] pp.; lacks the folding engraving.
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ANOTHER KIND ofStudent Social Activism” @ Berkeley
Hey, Gang!  Let's Build a Fountain!
University of California magazine.  Under the Berkeley Oaks. Stories by students of the University of California; selected and edited by the editorial staff of the University of California magazine. San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1901, ©1900. 12mo (19 cm, 7.25"). Frontis., [2] ff., 227, [1] pp.
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Art/ArchitectureFolio ExtraImposing!
Valentini, Agostino.  La patriarcale basilica Liberiana. Roma: a spese di Agostino Valentini, 1839. Folio extra (47.5 cm; 18.75"). [4] ff., 118 pp.; 1 fold. plt., 102 plts.
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