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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA923853: Rosengarten's Handbook Of Architectural Styles With 639 Illustrations In An Elaborately Gilt Decorated Full Morocco Prize Binding

Rosengarten's Handbook Of Architectural Styles With 639 Illustrations In An Elaborately Gilt Decorated Full Morocco Prize Binding

£195    $248    €230
Handbook of Architectural Styles by the German architect Albert Rosengarten (1810-1893). First Edition translated into English by W. Collett-Sandars and with a short preface by the editor Thomas Roger Smith (1830-1903). Undated but published 1876 by Chatto & Windus. Stunning full morocco prize binding awarded in 1883 by the Science and Art Department of the Commitee of Council on Education to Charles Carmichael for excelling in the Local Advanced Art Examination in Architecture. 509 pages with 639 finely detailed black and white illustrations. Fabulous prize binding in red full morocco with elaborate gilded detailing.
Condition: Externally some minor loss to gilding with remains bright and fresh. Some minor darkening and some rubbing to extremities. Both bottom back corners bumped. Internally tightly bound with some light foxing to preliminary and terminal pages and throughout to the outer margins/page edges and occasionally to the text which also has an occasional mark. Some light creasing to some bottom corner pages due to the bumping. Department of Art and Science stamp to title page has cut through part of the page but is still intact.
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Antique Number: SA923853
Dateline of this antique is 19th Century
Height is 20.5cm (8.1inches)
Width is 3.7cm (1.5inches)
Depth is 14.5cm (5.7inches)
Antique #SA923853, showcased on this page, originates from the 19th century. For historical context, the timeline below highlights the period when it was made:
19th Century
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