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Designs of Inigo Jones and Others.

Designs of Inigo Jones and Others.


JONES. Ware,

Contemp. half calf/paper boards, gilt-lettered spine (worn, front hinge separated, plates very clean). London: 173257

Book ID: 24100

Original edition, contains engravings of designs by Jones, the first English classical architect, delineated and published by Sir Ware (the first English translator of Palladio). Primarily ceiling and fireplace ornament, many foldouts. Engraved Table of Plates, also a tipped-in appendix of notes in manuscript hand, "Plates Explain'd". Inscribed on the title page, in the same hand, is the notation 'printed 1732' (conflicting with other sources) and a note '13-C, 1735' (13th copy?). A 20th c. label applied to inside cover reads 'David Adler Collection, Monterey Public Library'.

53 plates, 162x246 mm.