1813 HAWKINS, HISTORY of ORIGIN & ESTABLISHMENT of GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE, PLATES

1813 HAWKINS, HISTORY of ORIGIN & ESTABLISHMENT of GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE, PLATES

AN HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN AND ESTABLISHMENT OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE; ....BY JOHN SIDNEY HAWKINS LONDON PRINTED BY S. GOSNELL MDCCCXIII Selling here is a first edition of John Sidney Hawkins's 'An History of the Origin and Establishment of Gothic Architecture' printed in London by S. Gosnell, 1813. Large 8vo, bound in near period brown cloth with original printed label to spine priced at twelve shillings, a number of edges untrimmed. An ex-library copy with the usual labels/markings to endpapers, ink stamps/markings to verso of title (showing through to face of titlepage), blindstamps to title and a number of pages of the text: 99, 199, 251pp, all plates blindstamped. The book measures 16.5cm by 25.5 cm. The contents are complete, meeting collation: viii, 251, [21]pp, with the 11 copper engraved plates present as called for including frontispiece .T his is one of a number of antiquarian books we have for auction without reserve, please View My Other Items For Sale . Condition: The binding is holding firmly and in good order, upper hinge partially cracked, spine darkened and chipped at head/foot, some light sunning/marking and bumping to corners. Textblock holding firmly, contents generally in good to very good condition, a little toned and with
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