The Origins of the Gothic Revival

By: McCarthy, Michael

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Dark green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 224pp. 12 colour plates plus 224 b/w illustrations. This book was the first to examine closely the origins of gothic revival architecture in England. It focuses on the architectural works of Horace Walpole and his contemporaries. These include not only outstanding houses of the period but also garden buildings and churches built between 1740 and 1770.

Title: The Origins of the Gothic Revival

Author Name: McCarthy, Michael

Categories: Architecture, Design and Planning,

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press (for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art): 1987

ISBN Number: 0300037236

ISBN Number 13: 9780300037234

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006405

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