STREET, George Edmund. Brick And Marble In The Middle Ages. Notes Of A Tour In The North Of Italy. John Murray, 1855.
8vo. Publisher's original blind-stamped cloth; pp. xx + 287 +  + 32, publisher's advertisments, 35 woodcut plates, including frontispiece, of which eight are coloured or tinted, numerous woodcut text illustrations; ex-libris the National Art Library with its accession and de-accession ink stamp to the verso of the title page, small ink stamp of the Bethnal Green Museum to the verso of the plates, otherwise a bright clean copy.
First edition. One of the nineteenth-century's most prolific architectural theorists and the architect of the Royal Courts of Justice, Street had travelled throughout northern Italy in 1853, gathering material for the present volume. A second, enlarged edition appeared in 1874.