New York: Thornwillow Press, 1995. First Edition Limited to 250 copies, this being No. 173. SIGNED by the Wendell D. Garrett and William L. Beiswager. Folio. 131,  pp. Frontispiece portrait, 15 architectural plates engraved in copper with tissue guards. With separate single engraving (XXXVI:L) titled 'Monticello: West Elevation'. Original prospectus laid in. Three-quarter brown leather over handmade paper covered boards; presented in a lined traycase. A fine copy; a handsome publication. Item #19618
The prospectus bills this as "the first truly comprehensive architectural study of Monticello," with drawings done under the Historic American Buildings Survey. The text offers a two-part exploration of Jefferson's lifetime pursuits, first as statesman, thinker and author, and finally as innovative designer and builder.