Designs for Cliveden House from Vitruvius Britannicus 1717 Framed 3 (1 of 3)
Designs for Cliveden House from Vitruvius Britannicus 1717 Framed 3 (2 of 3) Designs for Cliveden House from Vitruvius Britannicus 1717 Framed 3 (3 of 3)

Designs for Cliveden House from Vitruvius Britannicus 1717 Framed 3

Ref: Hea/Clieveden / LA113103

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Description

Cliveden House, Countess of Orkney. Designs for Cliveden House (Cliveden House), Taplow, Buckinghamshire, seat of the Earl of Orkney. West front
Framed and untinted copper engravings from the second edition of Vitruvius Britannicus or, the British Architect. Containing the Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the most Regular Buildings both Public & Private in Great Britain.

Colen Campbell (1676-1729) was a Scotsman & a lawyer who took up architecture. Vitruvius Britannicus was the first English architectural publication since Elizabethan times, & catalogued the work of great architects of the time, including Inigo Jones and Sir Christopher Wren, as well as Campbell himself.

These have come from the same source and would be considerably cheaper collected as the packing required for a courier is extensive


Condition

In excellent condition.

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