Apr 26, 2018 - Sale 2475

Sale 2475 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 1,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
(ARCHITECTURE.) Sheldon, George William. Artistic Country-Seats: types of recent American villa and cottage architecture with instances of country club houses. Printed for the subscribers. 2 volumes in 5 parts. 98 (of 100) photogravure plates on India paper, each with tissue guards. Large folio (20x16 inches), text loose as issued on folded folio sheets; original printed boards, worn, with spines perished; scattered, sometimes fairly heavy dampstaining, mostly relegated to margins with images unaffected; in addition to 2 plates, 5 text leaves are missing. Condition report with condition and details available upon request. sold as is. New York: Appleton and Co. Printed for Subscribers, 1886-87

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scarce, nearly complete set of the great documentary publication on the american aesthetic architectural movement. Detailed plans, elevations, and commentary support the images of the best examples of American domestic architecture, focusing on the great mansions of the New England and the Middle Atlantic states including those in Newport, Philadelphia, New Jersey shore and historic inland homes, Long Island, Greenwich, Buffalo, and Cleveland among other architectural enclaves. Hitchcock 1162.