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Sale 2433 Lot 113
(ARCHITECTURE / CONNECTICUT.) Stilson, William W. Designs and Specifications for Shingle-Sydes, Litchfield County, Connecticut. William Walworth Stilson, Architect [cover title]. Hand-calligraphed title, 16 sheets of watercolor and ink architectural plans, elevations, and details, plus one floor plan on onionskin (foxed). Loose folio sheets measuring 787x559 mm; 31x22 inches, dampstaining along margins, heaviest along bottom, some scattered spotting and chips at corners, onionskin elevation with some light foxing. [Connecticut, circa 1900]
Estimate $500 - 750
A charming set of hand-drawn plans for the home and studio of Connecticut illustrator, poet, and sometime-architect, Stilson, completed in Litchfield County, Ct., in 1902. His papers are housed at the Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Stilson illustrated Willard Nelson Clute's, "Our Ferns in Their Haunts" (1901); William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis" (1909); and Hamilton Wright Mabie's "The Writers of Knickerbocker New York (1912)."Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $344