A History of Architecture in All Countries. From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. [Two Volumes]
Hardcover. New York, 1883. Large 8vo, green cloth, 609 + 624 pp. An early American edition. A particularly well preserved set, in very good plus condition with some light wear to boards and normal tanning to contents. Quite sound and attractive. The first two volumes in Fergusson's important survey. "Fergusson's greatest published achievement was what became his four-volume A History of Architecture in All Countries. Volumes 1 and 2 were first published in London in 1865 and 1867; volume 3 was eventually represented by his History of Indian and Eastern Architecture (1876) and volume 4 by History of the Modern Styles of Architecture (1862). These volumes went through a number of revised editions, and according to The Athenaeum became ?an established manual on the subject for students? (The Athenaeum)." Oxford DNB . Very Good. 1883. (Inventory #: SET3205)
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