Neve’s The City And County Purchase And Builder’s Dictionary.




Augustus M. Kelley, Publishers.


New York



Item Description

8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. [2] + [12] + xx + 284 pp. Text in double columns. Includes facsimile of original Second Edition title page of 1726. Bound in original black cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper, which has slightly sunned spine; otherwise a fine copy. Illustrated by tables. Decorated by initials, head and tailpiece vignettes and by publisher's device on title page. A facsimile reprint of one of the most valuable books on building methods and estate management of the early eighteenth century. First published in 1703 under one of the author's synonyms, the 1726 edition contains additional material. Little is known of Richard Neve himself, besides his other published titles.

[Stock No. 25992]

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