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A Complete Body of Architecture. Adorned with Plans and Elevations, from original Designs. In which are interspersed some Designs of Inigo Jones, never before published. London: T. Osborne and J. Shipton; J. Hodges; L. Davis; J. Ward; R. Baldwin 1756..
FIRST EDITION. Folio (40 x 25 cm.) pp.[xvii]+748+[iv]. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Title-page in red and black. Frontispiece, vignette on title, 114 engraved plates 14 of which are folding or double-page. Plus an additional plate 13. Title and frontispiece lightly soiled, R2 with small hole just affecting one or two letters, plate 37 with tear into image neatly repaired, some intermittent light spotting and browning throughout. Boards worn, contents generally very good.
FIRST STATE OF THE PLATES, with the vignette of the Pantheon on title and plate numbers within the plate-line, also with plates 70/71 reading "Warwick Shire." Neither Fowler nor RNLI call for a bis plate13. The two plates show reverse views of the same building elevation, one signed 'I. Ware sculp.,' the other 'Darly & Edwds fec'.
(Archer 339.1 pp.819-823: Jefferson 126a)