Art & Architecture

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Art & Architecture encompasses a broad sweep of material, from early works concerning architecture and architectural history, and books and manuscripts on the fine arts and aesthetics, antiquities and archaeology, to pattern and design books, and private press books and fine bindings. The department also handles original artwork, artistic archives, posters, and propaganda material.

  1. [ANTIQUARIAN]

    Architectural Antiquities from the Sussex Coast.

    [Sussex], July 21st – 10th August 1837.

    An interesting and charming antiquarian...

    £950

  2. [ANTONELLI, Leonardo.]

    Memorie istoriche delle sacre teste de’...

    Rome, nella Stamperia della S.C. di Propaganda...

    First edition of a description of the relics...

    £525

  3. [BERTOTTI SCAMOZZI, Ottavio].

    Descrizione dell’Arco Trionfale eretto...

    Vicenza, nella Stamperia di Carlo Bressan...

    First and only edition of Bertotti Scamozzi’s...

    £2850

  4. [BOLOGNA]

    Descrizione e spiegazione della misteriosa...

    Bologna, per li Rossi, e Comp. alla Rosa,...

    Scarce ephemeral guide to the decorations,...

    £850

  5. CARDONNEL, Adam de.

    Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland [I–II] …

    London: Printed for the Author, and sold...

    First edition, the very rare issue with...

    £975

  6. CHANDLER, Richard.

    Travels in Greece: or an Account of a Tour...

    Oxford: ‘Printed at The Clarendon Press...

    First edition. The classical scholar, traveller,...

    £2500

  7. CHETHAM, Humphry.

    The last will of Humphry Chetham, of Clayton,...

    Manchester, printed by J. Harrow, [1759?].

    First edition and the earliest printing...

    £450

  8. [COLOGNE.]

    Hotel de Belle Vue à Deutz vis-à-vis...

    Cologne, c. 1850

    A ambitious lithograph advertisement for...

    £250

  9. COOKE, George and George Rennie.

    Views of the old and new London bridges…

    London, Brown & Syrett, 1833.

    First edition of this narrative account,...

    £1500

  10. DILICH, Wilhelm.

    Peribologia seu muniendorum locor[um] ratio.

    Frankfurt, Anton Humm for the author, 1641.

    First Latin edition of this monumental...

    £3500

  11. DUTHUIT, Georges, Georges SALLES and Wolfgang Fritz VOLBACH.

    Art byzantin. Cent planches reproduisant...

    Paris, Albert Lévy, [1933].

    First edition. ‘L’exposition qui se...

    £95

  12. EBERSOLT, Jean.

    Monuments d’architecture byzantine.

    Paris, Les Editions d’Art et d’Histoire,...

    First edition. Published, posthumously,...

    £300

  13. HAYLEY, William.

    Ode, inscribed to John Howard, Esq. F.R.S....

    London, printed for J. Dodsley, 1780

    First edition of Hayley’s didactic poem...

    £275

  14. [HOLLINGSWORTH, Nathaniel John.]

    Fleurs. A poem, in four books.

    Newcastle, printed for the author by Edw....

    First and only edition of this long blank...

    £750

  15. HORNER, John.

    Buildings in the town and parish of Halifax....

    Halifax, published by Robert Leyland, 1835.

    First and only edition of an album with...

    £950

  16. HOWITT, William.

    The rural and domestic life of Germany:...

    London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans,...

    A fine copy of the first edition of Howitt’s...

    £200

  17. KOGEVINAS, Lykourgos.

    Le Mont Athos. Suite de douze eaux-fortes...

    Paris, A la Belle Edition, [1922].

    First edition of this splendid suite of...

    £6750

  18. LABORDE, Ernest.

    Vieilles maisons boutiques & paysages de...

    Paris, Jules Meynial, 1918 [1919].

    First edition, very rare: two series of...

    £3250

  19. MIDDLETON, Charles.

    Designs for Gates and Rails suitable to...

    London, Published by J. Taylor, at the...

    First edition of this charming pattern...

    £675

  20. MIGEON, Gaston.

    Les arts musulmans.

    Paris and Brussels, G. van Oest, 1926.

    First edition, published in the series...

    £85