An Essay on British Cottage Architecture. Being an attempt to perpetuate on principle that peculiar mode of building which was originally the effect of chance. Exemplified by fourteen designs, with their ichnography, or plans, laid down to scale; comprising dwellings for the peasant and farmer, and retreats for the gentleman. James MALTON.
An Essay on British Cottage Architecture. Being an attempt to perpetuate on principle that peculiar mode of building which was originally the effect of chance. Exemplified by fourteen designs, with their ichnography, or plans, laid down to scale; comprising dwellings for the peasant and farmer, and retreats for the gentleman...
An Essay on British Cottage Architecture. Being an attempt to perpetuate on principle that peculiar mode of building which was originally the effect of chance. Exemplified by fourteen designs, with their ichnography, or plans, laid down to scale; comprising dwellings for the peasant and farmer, and retreats for the gentleman...
An Essay on British Cottage Architecture. Being an attempt to perpetuate on principle that peculiar mode of building which was originally the effect of chance. Exemplified by fourteen designs, with their ichnography, or plans, laid down to scale; comprising dwellings for the peasant and farmer, and retreats for the gentleman...

An Essay on British Cottage Architecture. Being an attempt to perpetuate on principle that peculiar mode of building which was originally the effect of chance. Exemplified by fourteen designs, with their ichnography, or plans, laid down to scale; comprising dwellings for the peasant and farmer, and retreats for the gentleman...

London: Published by Thomas Malton, 1804. Second edition, 4to, (iv), 27, (1, 2 advertisement) pp. 23 plates, including 15 hand coloured aquatint views and 8 plans and diagrams, with two of the latter also partially hand coloured. A bright, wide margined copy uncut in later gilt titled brown moiré cloth. An architectural draughtsman best known for his views of Dublin, Malton's designs helped change the perception of rural dwellings from the rustic to something more sophisticated. Originally published in 1798 with 2 fewer plates. Item #35605

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