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2009-03-02 22:10:59
Freart, Roland
A Parallel of the Antient Architecture with the Modern. To Which is Added, An Account of Architects and Architecture; By John Evelyn, with the Addition of The Elements of Architecture; Collected by Sir John Wotton. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of
D. Browne &c, London, 1723. (24),xxxviii+115+74. One engraved title page and one printed in red and black. 37 of the 40 full page engraved plates. Numerous head and tail pieces, plus two engravings to text. Attractive modern rebind with "Evelyn - Architecture" blind stamped to spine. Slightly dampstained, more heavily at end. Two pages missing from chapter XXI (pages 57,58), chapters 27 & 28 missing (pages 69, 70, 71 and 72) from which there would have been 3 plates Fawn hardback half-leather cover with brown cloth boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd [Alnwick, NORTH, United Kingdom]

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