Donaldson (Thomas Leverton) - A Collection of the most approved examples of Doorways.


Donaldson (Thomas Leverton) - A Collection of the most approved examples of Doorways.

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A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways from Modern Buildings in Italy and Sicily, expressly measured and delineated for this work, preceded by a sketch of the history of Italian architecture from its revival to the time of Palladio.

First edition, 4to, 29cm, pp.[vi], 47, 54 engraved plates, London: Published by John Weale, Architectural Bookseller, 1836.

54 full-page engraved plates in fine condition. Bound in blue half calf with maroon leather label, gilt, marbled paper-covered sides. Extremities faintly worn, but a fine copy.

Bookplate of Thomas Cubitt (the builder), who was also one of the original subscribers. Donaldson was the first Professor of Architecture at University College, London.

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