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DEARN, Thomas Downes Wilmot.

Designs for Lodges and Entrances to Parks, Paddocks, and Pleasure-Grounds,

in the Gothich, Cottage, and Fancy Styles; with Characteristic Scenery and Descriptive Letter-Press. On Twenty Plates. A New Edition.

London : 1823 Stock Code: 49315
£1,750.00
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The architect Thomas Dearn (1777-1853) practised at Cranbrook in Kent, one of his only known completed designs being a lodge (illustrated as plate 9) at nearby Angley for Sir Walter James, the dedicatee of Designs for Lodges. A reprint of the 1811 edition, this work includes fine aquatint views, with ground plans, for lodges in a variety of picturesque styles designed to make a pleasant first impression on visitors to country houses.

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Description

Folio. Original brown boards, rebacked to style.

Illustrations

20 engraved plates. Bookplate of Robert Dymond. Pencilled ownership signature to front free endpaper.

Condition

Occasional light foxing, lightly rubbed with a few small marks to boards, short split to tail of spine.

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