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NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY | Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the pal...

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000
Price realised:  US$3,500
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NASH, JOHN, AND EDWARD WEDLAKE BRAYLEY Illustrations of Her Majesty's Palace at Brighton; formerly the Pavilion: executed by the command of King George the fourth, under the superintendence of John Nash ... To which is prefixed a history of the palace, by ... Brayley. London: J.B. Nichols and Son, sold also by R. Loder and James Taylor of Brighton, 1838 Folio (21 1/2 x 14 1/2 in. 546 x 368 mm). Wood-engraved title vignette, 31 plates and plans after A. Pugin and others (20 present in two states, giving a plate total of 51), comprising aquatints, some hand-colored, line etchings, some on india paper mounted, and some mounted; occasional spotting to mounts, a few instances of minor marginal toning. Expertly bound to style in half black straight-grained morocco over contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, spine with raised bands in 8 compartments, decoratively tooled in gilt. Second edition of one of the most remarkable architectural achievements of the early-19th century REFERENCE:Abbey, Scenery 62 (for first edition); BAL RIBA 2235

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including the Olympic Manifesto
Date of the auction: 18 Dec 2019
Address: Sotheby's
New York