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Auction archive: Lot number 31

JONES, INIGO [KENT, WILLIAM, editor ]. The Designs of Inigo Jones, consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings. Publish'd by William Kent. [London] 1727. 2 parts in one vol., folio, 450 x 282mm. (17 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.), contemp...

Auction 25.01.1992
25 Jan 1992
Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$2,860
Auction archive: Lot number 31

JONES, INIGO [KENT, WILLIAM, editor ]. The Designs of Inigo Jones, consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings. Publish'd by William Kent. [London] 1727. 2 parts in one vol., folio, 450 x 282mm. (17 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.), contemp...

Auction 25.01.1992
25 Jan 1992
Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$2,860
Beschreibung:

JONES, INIGO [KENT, WILLIAM, editor ]. The Designs of Inigo Jones consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings. Publish'd by William Kent [London] 1727. 2 parts in one vol., folio, 450 x 282mm. (17 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.), contemporary blind-panelled calf, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco lettering-piece, head and tail of spine and corners renewed, lacking the frontispiece, wormhole through gutter of the first few leaves affecting the caption of one plate, the large folding double sheet plates with occasional minor loss to the captions at center folds due to inaccurate mounting of the two sheets, some creasing principally to fore-edges of the folding plates, fore-edge platemarks of most of the folding plates shaved, plate 62 with repaired marginal tear just entering the platemark, a few short fold breaks, some marginal soiling, a few small stains . FIRST EDITION, engraved title vignettes with portrait of Inigo Jones 2-pp. subscribers' list in vol. 1, 12 engraved head- or tail-pieces, 4 engraved initials, 136 engraved plates on 97 leaves including 24 double-page plates (each with 2 numbers) and 5 folding plates (each with 4 numbers), most by H. Hulsbergh, P. Fourdrinier and J. Cole from designs by H. Flitcroft of buildings of Inigo Jones

Auction archive: Lot number 31
Auction:
Datum:
25 Jan 1992
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
Beschreibung:

JONES, INIGO [KENT, WILLIAM, editor ]. The Designs of Inigo Jones consisting of Plans and Elevations for Publick and Private Buildings. Publish'd by William Kent [London] 1727. 2 parts in one vol., folio, 450 x 282mm. (17 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.), contemporary blind-panelled calf, spine gilt, gilt-lettered morocco lettering-piece, head and tail of spine and corners renewed, lacking the frontispiece, wormhole through gutter of the first few leaves affecting the caption of one plate, the large folding double sheet plates with occasional minor loss to the captions at center folds due to inaccurate mounting of the two sheets, some creasing principally to fore-edges of the folding plates, fore-edge platemarks of most of the folding plates shaved, plate 62 with repaired marginal tear just entering the platemark, a few short fold breaks, some marginal soiling, a few small stains . FIRST EDITION, engraved title vignettes with portrait of Inigo Jones 2-pp. subscribers' list in vol. 1, 12 engraved head- or tail-pieces, 4 engraved initials, 136 engraved plates on 97 leaves including 24 double-page plates (each with 2 numbers) and 5 folding plates (each with 4 numbers), most by H. Hulsbergh, P. Fourdrinier and J. Cole from designs by H. Flitcroft of buildings of Inigo Jones

Auction archive: Lot number 31
Auction:
Datum:
25 Jan 1992
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Park Avenue
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