THE MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. II, BRITISH BOOKS. Robin Middletown.

THE MARK J. MILLARD ARCHITECTURAL COLLECTION, VOL. II, BRITISH BOOKS.

(Architecture).
  • Washington: National Gallery of Art / New York: G. Braziller, 1998.
  • 4to.
  • cloth, dust jacket.
  • xv, 392 pages.
  • ISBN: 0807614327

Price: $60.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 51974

First edition. catalogue of ninety-seven British books, many of them folios, on architecture from the 17th into the 19th centuries, all in the Millard Collection at the National Gallery of Art. Covers seventy-seven architects and one firm (Hepplewhite). Includes important English translations of non-English architects (Palladio et al.), and a few non-architectural items. Each numbered entry is actually an article, providing bibliographic and physical descriptions, references, provenance where applicable, and also a discussion of the architect, the architecture, and the publication of the book, along with short bibliographies. There are many black-and-white reproductions of drawings and engravings, and several color illustrations. Front of dust jack and endpapers are decorated with reproductions of engravings. Indexes.