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Dream Houses - The Edwardian Ideal, Gradige, Roderick

Author Name    Gradige, Roderick

Title   Dream Houses - The Edwardian Ideal

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   London Constable 1980

ISBN Number    0094619301 / 9780094619302

Seller ID   005728

Dark brown hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name (an architect) neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 247pp. 20 b/w plates and many b/w illustrations within text. Just before the end of the 19th century, a new architectural style emerged in England. It was a combination of ant-Victorianisem, of a return to traditional building techniques and materials, and of a dream of a settled and ordered society In this book, the author considers the works of the great mainstream English architects such as Newton, Lutyens, Voysey and Baker. There are careful studies of individual houses such as Bullers Wood by Ernest Newton and Standen by Philip Webb.

Price = 30.00 GBP





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