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Vaux, Calvert, 1824–1895

Villas and cottages : a series of designs prepared for execution in the United States / by Calvert Vaux, architect, late Downing & Vaux, Newburgh on the Hudson ; illustrated by 300 engravings.

New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square, 1857.
Physical Description:
[6], xii, [1], 14-318, [2] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7120 .V38 1857
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraved and illustrated half-title.
Wood engravings by Alexander Anderson, Pinkney, J.W. Orr, and H. Jewitt; after Calvert Vaux, A.J. Downing, F.C. Withers, J.W. Williams, J. McEntee, JWCW and C. Nichols.
Copyright 1857 by Harper & Brothers.
Added illustrated title and frontispiece included in pagination.
Last page blank.
Advertisement "Calvert Vaux, architect"--p. [319].
The plate is a chromolithograph (by Sarony, Major & Knapp) depicting "Specimens of encaustic tiles. For sale by Miller & Coates, 279 Pearl St. New York."
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original green cloth. Title and half title page vignette stamped in gilt on front cover. Blind-stamped on back cover. Inscription: J. D. Williamson, Jr. Aug. 1859.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Design and ornament -- United States.
Williamson, J.D. -- Autograph.
Wood engravings -- 1857.
Chromolithographs -- 1857.
Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895, illustrator.
Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson), 1815-1852, illustrator.
Withers, Frederick Clarke, 1828-1901, illustrator.
Williams, James W., 1815 or 1816-, illustrator.
McEntee, Jervis, 1828-1891, illustrator.
J. W. C. W., illustrator.
Nichols, C., illustrator.
Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870, engraver.
Pinkney, engraver.
Orr, John William, 1815-1887, engraver.
Jewitt, Henry, engraver.
Harper & Brothers, publisher.
Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith., lithographer.

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