The Architect's Bookshelf

Francis Price, A Description of That Admirable Structure the Cathedral Church of Salisbury (London, 1774).Leo Daly cites this as one of his favorite volumes in the collection.

William and John Halfpenny, The Country Gentleman’s Pocket Companion and Builder’s Assistant, for Rural Decorative Architecture (London, 1756).

William Pain, The Practical House Carpenter, or, Youth’s Instructor (London, 1805).

John Riddell, Architectural Designs for Model Country Residences (Philadelphia, 1864).

Gallery staffer Yuri Long installing the exhibition.

Inside the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., a small trove of architectural treasures: “Recent Acquisitions: The Grega and Leo A. Daly III Fund for Architectural Books” is on display through Nov. 15.

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