New York: Har, 1857. First Edition. hardcover. A Series of Designs Prepared for Executuion in the United States. Complete with the engraved half-title, and color plate advertising floor tiles. 300 engravings, 8vo, original gilt decorated brown cloth; rebacked. New York: Harper, 1857. Fine, clean copy, with new endpapers & flyleaves.
The book is dedicated to the late A.J. Downing, the famous landscape designer and architect who had been Vaux's.