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William Chambers’ Treatise on Civil Architecture of 1759 was sold at £480, while Vol. II only of Colen Campbell’s Vitruvius Britannicus, or the British Architect, containing 75 plates, raised £920 and an incomplete copy of Abraham Swan’s The British Architect; or, the Builders Treasury of Stair-cases, 1758, containing 58 (of 60) engraved plates, made £420.

A four-vol. Stuart & Revett Antiquities of Athens.., a new edition of 1825-30 illustrated with 193 engraved plates, was sold at £920, but bidding rose to £1150 for a well known Country Life publication of 1950, A.S.G. Butler’s three-vol. study of The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens. The fourth volume of the ‘Lutyens Memorial’, Hussey’s biography of Lutyens, was not part of this lot.

Bearnes, Exeter, August 21
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