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The country house : (with designs) / edited by Lady Mary Fox.

London : J. Murray, Albemarle Street, MDCCCXLIII [1843]
Physical Description:
viii, 65 p., 5 leaves of plates : ill., plans ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7620 .C53 1843+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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A series of 12 letters between the architect, Alexis de Chateauneuf, and his prospective client, Sir Henry Bunbury, about the design of a country house. Included is a letter from Charles Eastlake on how the house should be decorated.
Wood engravings by John Jackson, Charles Knight, Mason Jackson, and Charles Gray. Lithographs drawn by G. Moore (George Belton Moore?); printed by Day & Haghe.
Printed by C. Whittingham, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane.
Each letter accompanied by head- piece, tail-piece and ornamental initial.
At top of t.p.: Friendly contributions for 1842.
List of subscribers: p. [vii]-viii.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blind- and gold-stamped blue publishers cloth. Title stamped on front cover.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain.
Bunbury, Henry, Sir, 1778-1860 -- Correspondence.
Châteauneuf, Alexis de, 1799-1853 -- Correspondence.
Country homes -- England -- Designs and plans.
Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865 -- Correspondence.
Murray, J. -- Publisher.
Whittingham, C. -- Printer.
Wood engravings -- 1843.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- Specimen -- 1843.
Châteauneuf, Alexis de, 1799-1853.
Bunbury, Henry, Sir, 1778-1860.
Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865.
Fox, Mary, Lady, ed.
Jackson, John, 1801-1848, engraver.
Knight, Charles, 1791-1873, engraver.
Jackson, Mason, 1819-1903, engraver.
Gray, Charles, 1810-approximately 1845, engraver.
Moore, George Belton, 1805-1875, lithographer.
Day & Haghe, printer of plates.

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