Municipal Architecture in Boston from Designs By Edmund M. Wheelwright, City Architect, 1891 to 1895


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Boston: Bates & Guild, 1898, 1898. First edition, # 460/500. Two volumes; Folio (49.5 x 39.5 cm); pp. 80, 52; text illustrations and 100 photogravure plates, loose as issued. Volume I: Schoolhouse Architecture; Volume II: Hospitals, Institutions, and Miscellaneous Buildings. With a list of subscribers. Ex-library; soiling and chipping to text leaves; plates bright and clean; original portfolio covers perished; else a good copy of this scarce item in new cloth-backed portfolios with string ties. Edited by Francis W. Chandler. A collection of plates of Wheelwright's work for the city of Boston at the end of the 19th Century. Wheelwright (1854-1912) also designed the Longfellow and Larz Anderson bridges, and the Lampoon Castle. (Item ID: 004547)

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