Essay on the Construction of Cottages. Suited for the Dwellings of the Labouring Classes, for which the premium was voted by the Highland Society of Scotland. Illustrated by Working Plans of single and combined cottages on different scales of accommodation and cost. Also with specifications, details and estimates. Glasgow: Blackie & Son., 1834. First edition. Pp 38 with 11 folded plates. Publisher's cloth with title label to upper cover, engraved title leaf. Covers dust soiled, lightl browning to prelimenary leaves and margins of plates, otherwise a very good copy. The first architectural treatise to be published in Glasgow, being an award winning essay on housing for the labouring class.