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COLLECTION OF PAPERS RELATING TO THE THAMES QUAY With Hints for Some Further Improvements in the Metropolis
Printed for Carpenter & Son 1827 - First edition. 4to. Decorative purple moire cloth with red leather title label lettered in gilt on the spine. A very good copy, the boards are worn and faded with a small split to joint at the head of the spine but the architectural drawings and accompanying text are all in excellent condition. Uncommon. Seventeen explanatory architectural plates, some fold-out, and some with colour sections. A proposal for the creation of a quay on the north side of the Thames, plus plans for the embellishment of public buildings, including The Houses of Parliament, and York House and the creation of a Royal Palace in Hyde Park. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
Last Found On: 2016-11-30           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


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