London: George Newnes, 1906. First printing. Large quarto of 247 pages plus color frontispiece. Sixteen color plates with tissue guards and scores of black and white line drawings of floor plans and elevations and ornamental headpieces. Bound in the original olive green cloth, top edge gilt with endleaves of a charming stylized floral pattern printed in purple and olive green, two favorite color choices of Scott. Gift inscription on the verso of the title page from prominent colonial revival architect, Frank A. Bourne dated 1910. (Bourne was the author of the book "Architectural Drawing and Lettering".) The gilt on the cover is a bit rubbed but still bright. Light edgewear, else both binding and text in exceptional condition. A near fine copy. (Very Heavy Book. Extra Postage Required)
(Inventory #: 2672)
Literature, Art & Philosophy of the Arts & Crafts Movement in America & Britain. Strong Emphasis on the Cotswold District & the Glasgow School: Ruskin, Morris, Mackintosh, Stickley, Hubbard, et al. Appraisals and Collection Services in all areas.
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