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A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)

By: Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 005730

ISBN: 0718550056

Condition: Very Good


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 deta... View more info

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William Burges and the High Victorian Dream

By: Mordaunt Crook, J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006453

ISBN: 071953822x

Condition: Very Good


Purple cloth with title in gilt within white label on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name written at top of front endpaper. Very faint hint of sunning to textblock edges. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear and light sunning to inner flaps of dustjacket.454pp. 260 b/w plates. When he died in 1881 William Burges was widely regarded as the most brilliant architect-designer of his generation. He was a Pre-Raphaelite architect, and like his Pre-Raphaelite friends he sought an artistic Holy Grail in a Victorian vision of the Middle Ages. In architecture he rivals But... View more info