The Building News and Engineering Journal – Six Volumes bound in Five – With c. 600 original, stunning Lithographs of Architectural Buildings and Designs [Volume XIV (which is the complete Year 1867, January to December, but erroneously says 1868 on spine) / Volume XXII and Volume XXIII (which is the complete Year 1872, January to December) PLUS: Three Volumes with hundreds of plates / illustrations for the years 1873, 1877 and 1878. Being the very rare Illustrations / Plates – Volumes only (no text) for 1873: Volume The Twenty-Fourth / Volume Twenty-Fifth and 1877: Volume The Thirty-Second / Volume The Thirty-Third and 1878: Volume The Thirty-Fourth and Volume The Thirty-Fifth.
London, Office for Publication and Advertisements, 1868 / 1872 / 1873 / 1877 / 1878. (23 cm x 32.5 cm). All Five Volumes together contain c. 600 stunning lithographs / plates of which c. 180 are large, double-page-plates. [c. 60 plates missing or defect.] Original Hardcover / Original half leather with gilt lettering to spine. Overall very firm and in very good condition of the five volumes with occasional pages missing or some illustrations torn (see detailed descriptions of pagination). The 1873 Volume excellent. The Volumes 1877 and 1878 with some stronger fraying and dampstain-damage to the corners (Illustrations NOT effected). The price for these 5 heavy Volumes includes international free UPS Express shipping.
The three Plate Volumes (1873, 1877, 1878) include for example the following illustrations:
Farm House Homestead – at The Coombe, Wadhurst, Sussex (Architect Edwrad J. / Jarver) / The Whitgift-Hospital Middle Class School, Croydon (Architect W.Blomfield) / Design for Cathedral Church of St. Mary in Edinburgh (Architect Alexander Ross) / Church, Clergy House and Schools of S. Columba, Kingsland Road (Architect James Brooks) / Design for the Side of a Drawing Room [with library and bookshelf] / Design for a Frieze / Design for Furniture & Decorations (Design by Cox & Sons. Southampton) / Design for St.Andrews Church, Inverness (Architect – Mr. Alexander Ross) / Alternative Sketch sent in Competition for a London Church – Designed by George Freeth Roper, June 1872 / Painted Glass from the Drawing Room at Dromore Castle – Designed by E.W.Godwin / Notes on Albrecht Dürer (Duerer) – Several Illustrations on one page show Dürers work) / The Quadrangle, Muirc College, Allahabad in India (Architect W. Emerson) / Stained-Glass Window proposed to be put up in S. Paul’s Cathedral by the Society of Arts to commemorate the Recovery of H.R.H. the Prince Of Wales (Designed by F.W.Moody) / Second Premiated Design for New Spa Buildings in Scarborough (Design by Hetherington and Oliver Architects) / The Great Barn, Harmondsworth, Middlesex / Old House, Quai St.Jean, Strasbourg / Cancel Crypt to be added to the Private Chapel at Lamington for Baillie Cochrane, Esquire (Architect S.J.Nicholl) (1877) / Merrist Wood, Surrey – View of Entrance – (R. Norman Shaw – Architect) / etc. etc.
Volume XIV (1867) includes for example:
Includes for example the following illustrations: Brighton County Court (by T.C.Sorby, Architect) / Stogursey Schools (John Norton, Architect), Painted Decorations at Sir W. Trevelyan’s Mansion in Wallington / (Earl Percy Parting from his wife, Archers posted for shooting etc. etc.) / Doorway at Steely Abbey / Tombs in Aberdeen Cathedral / General Credit & Discount Company’s offices in Lothbury (Architect – G.Somers Clarke) / Buckingham Water-Gate / The Manchester District Schools (Architect – Ernst Bates) / Plan of New Townhall in Aberdeen / Villa in Victoria Park, Sheffield / Large Folding Plate: “View of the Giant’s Staircase and Cortile ar the Doge’s Palace in Venice (Drawn by William Perdue) / Laon – View of the East End of the Cathedral / Flats for the Middle Classes [of 19th century England in Westminster] / Art Furniture (Design by Watford and Donkin Architects) / House at Manea in Cambs. for Michael Sears Esq. / etc.
Includes for example the following articles: Bad Masonry / Manchester School of Art / Cork School of Art / The Life and Works of Sir Charles Barry / Invention: “Revolving Gas and Air Washer” (with illustration) / The Co-operative Movement in the Building Trades / Patents for Inventions / Masonry in Paris / Bricklaying in London and Paris / Building Intelligence / Mr.Ferguson on the principles of Restoration / Wages Movement (by the slaters of Glasgow) / Continental Joiners’ work / Terra Cotta and its employment as a London Building Material / Sheffield Architectural and Archaeological Society / The Pugin-Barry Pamphlets / Cocoa Nut Fibre / Pugin v. Barry / St.Pancras’ Schools in Leavesden / Can Fresco-Painting be acclimatized in England / Smoked Ceilings / Plain Oak Cabinet by C. Beva / Iron Work by J. Moyr Smith / Schools of Art of Ephesus / Gossip from Glasgow / The Arbitration Movement etc. etc.
Volumes XXII and XXIII (1872) include for example:
Includes for example the following illustrations: Clergy House and School S. Peters’ in Folkestone / Hichfield Grove in Stafford / Leuchars Church / Congregational Memorial Hall / Interior View of S. Columba at Kingsland Road (Architect James Brooks) / Sompting Church in Sussex / Christ Church Schools in Battersea (Architect E. C. Robins) / The Church of St. Peter Bury (Architects – Maycock & Bell – Bond Street in Manchester) / Clapton Park Congregational Chapel / (Architect Mr. Henry Fuller) / Church of All Saints Northfleet / Sky Outlines of London / South West View of St.Augustine Church in Dublin / Proposed Restoration of Fishers Gateway (Sandwich, Kent) / King’s College – Old Aberdeen (Chapel and Lantern Tower / Rude Stone Monuments (Dolmen at Plas Newydd, Pentre Ifan etc. etc.) / Notre Dame in St. LO (Normandy) / Certificate of the American Institute of Architects / House, Brucon Street, Boston, United States / Chateau du Lode – France / Premiated Design for Wood-Green Church (Architects Francis Clarke) / South West Prospect of Cragside: Northumberland / Something Novel in Brewery Building / Design for suburban detached Villa / Design for the proposed English Church in Rome / International Exhibition 1872 – Messrs. Cox & Sons / Drinking Fountains and Cattle Troughs (Brighton) / Furniture – Sideboard – Executed for Fred Bird, Esq. Windsor (by Mr.Holborn, from a Design by Satchell & Edwards / Cragside in Northumberland / Church of Saint John Baptist in Kensington West / Wallpaper Decorations / Wall – Paper Decorations / etc. etc.
Includes for example the following articles: The Utilisation of Sewage at Milan / The Influence of our Public Gardens / A Grand Central Station for Dublin / The Price of Pitch Pine / Critical Notes on Great Italian Architects by J.B.Waring / The Law of Street Scavenging / A Plea for Gothic / Kew Gardens / Chancel Organs / etc. etc.