(Aristocracy : Residences) 2 Vols. Paine, James. Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses. London, 1783. Second edition of volume 1, first edition of volume 2. Folio, late 19th century half calf and cloth; rubbed and worn, covers detached or detaching. With 176 plates on 124 sheets. Some foxing and dust smudging to title pages, minor foxing to blank plate margins. Ex-library: perforated stamps on title pages, and a few text leaves at back of each volume, ink stamp at foot of preface in volume 1 and foot of dedication in volume 2, labels on pastedowns. All plates free of library markings.
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