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Wright, Thomas

Arbours & grottos. A facsimile of the two parts of Universal Architecture (1755 and 1758), with a catalogue of Wright’s works in architecture and garden design by Eileen Harris.

London, Scolar Press 1979.

Reference: 9587
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Oblong folio. (48)pp introduction, (8)+(8)pp text, (24) plates. Publisher’s quarter cloth, preserved within publisher’s cloth slipcase. One of 375 copies only.

This combines a good facsimile reprint of Thomas Wright’s very rare Universal Architecture, issued in two parts for a very few subscribers in 1755-8, with an excellent modern study of his works in architecture and garden design by Eileen Harris.