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. CARDONNEL, Adam de.

    Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland [I–II] …

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

    First edition, the very rare issue with...

    £975

  3. [COLOGNE.]

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

    Cologne, c. 1850

    A ambitious lithograph advertisement for...

    £250

  4. [CROSBY, Theo (editor), and Edward WRIGHT (designer).]

    This is tomorrow.

    London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 9 August...

    First edition, one of 1300 copies, of...

    £400

  5. DESGODETS, Antoine.

    Les edifices antiques de Rome dessinés...

    Paris, Jean-Baptiste Coignard, 1682.

    First edition of this spectacular folio...

    £9000

  6. EBERSOLT, Jean.

    Monuments d’architecture byzantine.

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

    First edition of this classic account...

    £250

  7. FUHRMANN, Ernst.

    China. Erster Teil: Das Land der Mitte.

    Hagen, Folkwang-Verlag, 1921.

    First edition of two of the most celebrated...

    £175

  8. [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

  9. 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...

    £100

  10. LABORDE, Ernest.

    Vieilles maisons boutiques & paysages de...

    Paris, Jules Meynial, 1918 [1919].

    First edition, very rare: two series...

    £1950

  11. MIDDLETON, Charles.

    Designs for Gates and Rails suitable to...

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

    First edition of this charming pattern...

    £675

  12. MIGEON, Gaston.

    Les arts musulmans.

    Paris and Brussels, G. van Oest, 1926.

    First edition, published in the series...

    £85

  13. OPPENORD, Gilles-Marie.

    Album containing plates from the Grand...

    Paris, chez Huquier, [c. 1740].

    An interesting album containing plates...

    £2500

  14. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista.

    Veduta delle due Chiese, l’una detta...

    [Rome, c. 1762].

    A marvellous view of Rome by Piranesi,...

    £2200

  15. PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista.

    De Romanorum magnificentia et architectura....

    Rome, 1761.

    First edition, a handsome copy, bound...

    £12000

  16. [POTE, Joseph].

    Les Delices de Windsore; or a Description...

    Eton: Printed by Joseph, and Thomas Pote, 1755.

    First edition of a much-reprinted pocket...

    £325

  17. RENGGER, Albrecht.

    Bericht über die Armen-Erziehungs-Anstalt...

    Tubingen, Cotta, 1815.

    First edition of an account of the agricultural...

    £180

  18. RICKMAN, Thomas.

    An attempt to discriminate the styles of...

    London, [1819].

    Second, much enlarged edition, of Rickman’s...

    £275

  19. ROBERTS, Henry.

    The dwellings of the labouring classes,...

    London, Society for Improving the Condition...

    First edition of one of the most important...

    £250

  20. TALBOT RICE, David.

    Notice on some religious buildings in the...

    Brussels, Secrétariat de la Revue, 1930.

    An offprint from Byzantion. The...

    £65