Lot 1019: John Mead Howells LOST EXAMPLES OF COLONIAL ARCHITECTURE 1931 Limited Edition Antique Design Cottages Churches Interiors Photo Plates
by National Book Auctions
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Lost Examples of Colonial Architecture
Author: John Mead Howells - John Mead Howells was an American architect. Howells served as president of the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects and the Society of Architects Diplômes. He was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters, named a Chevalier by the French Legion of Honor and an officer of the Order of the Crown (Belgium), and served on the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts from 1933 to 1937. Howells wrote several books on architectural history. In 1944 he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate Academician.
Publisher: William Helburn, Inc.
City: New York
Printing Information: Limited Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 9.75" Height: 13.25"
Book Details: The subtitle of this volume is "Buildings that have Disappeared or Been so Altered as to be Denatured. Public Buildings, Semi-Public, Churches, Cottages, County Houses, Town Houses, Interiors, Details."
Condition / Notes: This is a limited edition of this work, being copy number 313 out of 1100. The volume is bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to the cover and spine. The exterior is toned in some areas, and fraying appears at the extremities. The binding is sound. The text block is mildly foxed, with some mild foxing present internally. The interior is otherwise clean and bright, with 192 glossy photo plates.
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