Palladio:. A Western Progress [Plus Proof of Concept Proposing the Book to Viking] [Author's Copy and Material].
New York: Viking Press, 1976. First Edition/Unique Edition. Hardcover. Also included with this is a framed copy of the invitation to the publication party. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book’s subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted. A remarkable collection of one of Sadler's most significant books, together with unique ephemera grounding its creation. Fine in Fine DJ. Signed by Sadler at the title page, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minimal shelf/edge wear, price clipped, else bright and close. Quarterbound, navy cloth boards, green paper boards, flecked endpages, frontispiece. 4to. 183pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Bibliography. Index. Spiral bound notebook, "proof of concept" piece for the book. Includes hand-written/made sheets showing an outline of what would become this book; also includes note from the author to editors and note from editors. Item #4548