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    Abraham Swan's British Architect with Sixty Engraved Plates

    [Architecture]. Abraham Swan. The British Architect or the Builder's Treasury of Stair-Cases. London: Robert Sayer, [n.d., ca. 1769]. Early edition (first published in 1745). Folio. Approximately 16.5 x 10 inches. vii, 16, [4, ads] pages. With sixty full page engraved plates. Complete. Rebound in modern half brown calf over green cloth boards, spine ruled in gilt, with black gilt morocco lettering label. Spine sunned, some rubbing and minor wear to binding, title-page chipped at upper edge near gutter with some loss, title-page and final leaf repaired, last two leaves creased, some foxing, thumbsoiling and several ink notations or stains throughout. Contemporary ownership signature on page [i]. Still, a good copy.
    Schimmelman, 134. Fowler, 341.

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    October, 2014
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