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A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library), Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Author Name    Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Title   A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Size   8vo - over 7 - 9" tall

Publisher   Leicester Leicester University Press 1970

ISBN Number    0718550056 / 9780718550059

Seller ID   005730

New edition. (originally published in 1872). Bright blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 209pp. 48 b/w woodcuts, 26 further b/w illustrations. In this book Eastlake set out to provide a detailed record of "one of the most remarkable revolutions in national art that his country has seen". He was determined "to chronicle facts rather than offer criticisms". In the appendix he supplied details of 343 neo-Gothic buildings ereted between 1820 and 1870. In the text he dealt a lenght with the influence of Horace Walpole, Pugin and Ruskin, and the architecture of Wyatt, Barry, Butterfield, Scott, Burges, Waterhouse and many more. This new edition reproduces the full text of Eastlake's work, together with an introduction by Dr.J.Mordaunt Crook, a comprehensive bibliography and an extra section of 26 illustrations.

Price = 60.00 GBP





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