New York: John Vredenburgh Van Pelt, 1925. ,23,pp. plus sixty plates. Folio (48 x 36 cm). Loose sheets, laid into cloth and printed board portfolio. Some spotting to cloth sizing of portfolio spine, a few faint marks and minor indentations to upper board, otherwise a very good copy, internally about fine. Item #WRCLIT83076
First edition. A detailed treatment (comprised of the prefatory essay, twenty working drawings and forty photographs, including details) of the famous New York townhouse designed by Hunt and built for Cornelius Vanderbilt's grandson. Located at Fifth Avenue and 52nd, it is a prime example of Hunt's beaux-arts mode.