Catalogue of the Avery Architectural Library. Harriet Beardslee Avery Library. Prescott, cat.

Catalogue of the Avery Architectural Library.

New York: Library of Columbia College, 1895. xii, [3], 1139 pp. 4to. New quarterbound cloth over marbled paper covered boards, red morocco labels, top edge gilt. First edition. Edges lightly rubbed else a fine, beautifully bound copy. See Arntzen & Rainwater A58. Item #28017

One of an edition of 1,000 copies printed by the De Vinne press. The Avery Library is the largest collection of its type in the world. This was the first published catalogue of the collection, with over 13,000 books on architecture described; later editions and supplements began appearing in 1958.

Price: $400.00