New York: A.J. Bicknell, 1873. First edition. Original Brown Decorated Cloth. Large Quarto (11 x 14), contains 75 large lithographic plates "showing a great variety of designs for cornices, brackets, windows, window caps, doors, piazzas, porches, bay and dormer windows, observatories, towers, chimney tops, balconies, canopies, scrolls, gable and sawed ornaments, fences, stairs, newels, architraves, mantels, plaster finish, etc., etc." 45 perspectives, elevations and plans of modern designs, 18 elevations of summer houses, villas, sea-side cottages and country houses, 14 designs for street and store fronts, with inside finish for stores and banks. Fair; heavy cover wear, loose hinge, missing title page. Item #19307
Acceptable copy of an important and scarce title, covering full range of architectural details and design.