Hardcover. New York, Hastings House, 1st, 1963, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 574 pages. Nearly 400 photographs pictures 345 still standing houses of worship ranging from English medieval Gothic to classical Georgian, most of them pinpointed on 15 maps. Blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front cover. Dust jacket with minor edge wear. Original blue slip case, edge wear at bottom and opening edge. previous owner's inscription in front. Otherwise a clean, tight and crisp copy.
Hardcover. New Haven CT, Yale University Press, 1st, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Two volume set. 575 pages, 63 b&w illustrations. Latrobe (1764-1820), English-born architect of the United States Capitol under Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe, set the course for a vast amount of nineteenth-century American architecture with such works as the Capitol, the Bank of Pennsylvania, and the Baltimore Cathedral. A pioneering engineer as well, he designed the nation"s first comprehensive steam-powered waterworks in Philadelphia. Latrobe combined his professional concerns with an astonishing range of other interests and an acutely ob- servant eye. His papers form one of the finest existing literary and pictorial descriptions of the young republic.