London: C. and J. Ackers, 1753.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 11.25 x`9.25 inches, pp , v, 78,  (ad), with 13 leaves of plates (one folding). Illustrations engraved by Pierre Fourdrinier after Francis Price. Contemporary calf boards, rebacked with new spine with raised bands, original black leather spine label. Armorial bookplate of British civil engineer and architect W.C. Mylne (1781-1863) on front pastedown. Boards show moderate scuffing and general wear, rear board has staining to the lower quadrant near the spine. Binding sound, text and plates very clean, though slightly rippled. Price was an architectural surveyor who held the position of "surveyor and clerk of the fabric of Salisbury Cathedral" for seventeen years. This was one of the first serious architectural studies of a Gothic building.