BENJAMIN, Asher (1773-1845). The Country Builder’s Assistant: Fully Explaining, the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings. Greenfield, MA: John Denio, 1805.

Fourth and final edition of the first original American book of architecture. Hitchcock 114.

Quarto (190 x 146mm). Engraved frontispiece and 37 engraved plates, 2 of which folding (some offsetting and spotting, a few plates just shaved at top edge). Contemporary sheep (worn, remains of morocco title piece on spine). Custom chemise and slipcase.
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