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DESIGNS FOR THE PAVILION AT BRIGHTON. (Pavillion) Humbly inscribed to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. By H. Repton ... with the assistance of his sons, John Adey Repton, F.S.A. and G.S. Repton, architects.
London: printed by Howlett & Brimmer for J. C. Stadler, sold by Boydell & Co., Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, et al., circa 1822.. No date on title page but some leaves watermarked "Whatman, Turkey Mill 1822". Folio, approximately 480 x 340 mm, 19 x 13 inches, slightly trimmed. Pages: [iv], x, 1-41 blank pages being counted in the pagination. Illustrations: all plates dated 1808, sepia frontispiece of the WEST FRONT OF THE PAVILION; full page coloured plate of FLORA CHERISHING WINTER; full page coloured plate of a GENERAL GROUND PLAN; half page coloured plate showing VIEW OF THE STABLE FRONT WITH MOVABLE FLAP; uncoloured vignette of Residence overlooking river; full page coloured plate VIEW OF THE DOME WITH MOVABLE FLAP; uncoloured vignette headpiece Principles of Pressure; uncoloured vignette tailpiece Colonnade; uncoloured vignette tailpiece Buttress; uncoloured vignette tailpiece Rocky Island; uncoloured vignette tailpiece Specimens of Columns; sepia vignette of Dining Room; uncoloured vignette tailpiece Indian architecture details; vignette coloured plate of DINING ROOM; coloured double page folding plate THE GENERAL VIEW FROM THE PAVILION WITH 2 MOVABLE FLAPS; full page coloured plate DESIGN FOR AN ORANGERIE WITH 2 MOVABLE FLAPS; full page coloured plate THE PHEASANTRY; coloured vignette tailpiece View from the proposed private apartment; full page coloured plate WEST FRONT OF THE PAVILION TOWARDS GARDEN WITH MOVABLE FLAP; coloured long folding plate NORTH FRONT TOWARDS THE PARADE WITH MOVABLE FLAP. Rebound in modern half green morocco, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, green matching cloth boards with dividing gilt decoration, new thick white endpapers. LACKS 1 FLAP FROM LAST LONG PLATE, many small repairs to margins of plates, small repair to blank side of outer edge of frontispiece, general plan has loss of text on outer margin due to trimming, not affecting image, small repair to blank side of view of stable strengthening the the flap joint, 3 repairs to blank side of flap of view of the Dome, not affecting image, small repairs to the margins of General View, just slightly affecting image, flap hinges repaired to the Orangerie and Private Apartment, several repairs to blank side of long folding plate, 1 page of text and the plate showing the Dome have a brown spot in lower margin not affecting image, 1 plate has small pale stain to sky, the large folding plate has some foxing in the sky, some creasing to part of top margin, the margins of the plates with flaps soiled, occasional small closed tears repaired, old ink name to top of title page, slight pale offset from several plates to text, a little dusty in places plus a few other minor faults. A good copy only, priced to reflect condition. See: R. V Tooley, English Books with Colour Plates 1790-1860, page 318, our copy has all the plates called for in Tooley but placed in a different order; J. R. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, page 40, No, 55 & 57. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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