ARCHITECTURE BUSBY (CHARLES AUGUSTIN) A Collection of Designs for Modern Embellishments Suitable to Parlours, Dining & Drawing Rooms, Folding Doors, Chimney Pieces, Varandas, Frizes, &c., Edward Lumley, n.d. [watermarked "J. Whatman, 1833"]

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Lot 8
ARCHITECTURE BUSBY (CHARLES AUGUSTIN)
A Collection of Designs for Modern Embellishments Suitable to Parlours, Dining & Drawing Rooms, Folding Doors, Chimney Pieces, Varandas, Frizes, &c., Edward Lumley, n.d. [watermarked "J. Whatman, 1833"]

Sold for £ 765 (US$ 939) inc. premium
ARCHITECTURE
BUSBY (CHARLES AUGUSTIN) A Collection of Designs for Modern Embellishments Suitable to Parlours, Dining & Drawing Rooms, Folding Doors, Chimney Pieces, Varandas, Frizes, &c., 25 engraved and aquatint plates (including decorative title), of which 15 hand-coloured (as issued), publisher's green cloth, hand-coloured title label (to same design as title-page) pasted on upper cover [Abbey Life 9; Berlin Kat. 4000, with J. Taylor imprint], oblong 4to (220 x 268mm.), Edward Lumley, n.d. [watermarked "J. Whatman, 1833"]

Footnotes

  • "One of the prettiest pattern books produced during the Regency" (N. Bingham, C. A. Busby: the Regency architect of Brighton and Hove, 1991). As with the Abbey copy the title-page carries the imprint of Edward Lumley, but the designs bear the imprint of the architectural publisher J. Taylor, who first issued the book in 1808.
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ARCHITECTURE BUSBY (CHARLES AUGUSTIN) A Collection of Designs for Modern Embellishments Suitable to Parlours, Dining & Drawing Rooms, Folding Doors, Chimney Pieces, Varandas, Frizes, &c., Edward Lumley, n.d. [watermarked "J. Whatman, 1833"]
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