How to Build A House: An Architectural Novelette. E. Viollet-Le-Duc, Eugene.
How to Build A House: An Architectural Novelette

How to Build A House: An Architectural Novelette

London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1874.
First Edition. Hardcover.

First Edition. Translated and with a foreword by Benjamin Bucknall, Architect.

Written in the form of a novelette, the architect takes the reader through the steps of building a French country house – from the design stages through construction to the House-Warming.

Item #900953

Octavo, 6x9”, gilt decorated and titled brown cloth over thick beveled boards, black endpapers, xv, 268pp, all edges gilt, translator’s note, Technical Terms, 62 illustrations, frontis. illustration, title-page vignette.

Two ink owner’s inscriptions half-title, two tiny bookseller labels last paste-down endpaper, both endpaper hinges cracked, moderate edge-wear to cloth, internally clean and tight, good.

Price: $100.00