ESSAY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF COTTAGES
SMITH, George. ESSAY ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF COTTAGES.
Glasgow: Blackie, (1834). 8vo. Publisher's cloth. 38, Engraved title leaf, (8) pages, 11 folding plates. First edition. [Archer, 310.1].
The first architectural treatise to be published in Glasgow, being an award winning essay on housing for the labouring class. The text was significantly altered in later editions. Detailed plans for four cottages are illustrated. Spine sunned, else very good.