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The Work of John Vanbrugh

By: Beard, Geoffrey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1986

Seller ID: 002460

ISBN: 0713446781

Condition: Good


Black hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 176pp. 127 illustrations. The colourful life and architectural achievements of John Vanbrugh (1664-1726) are presented here in a detailed text by Geoffrey Beard, and photographs by Anthony Kersting. A short account of Vanbrugh's triple career - soldier, playwright, architect is followed by sequence of photographs, supported by contemporary drawings, engravings and plans. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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English Country Houses: Baroque 1685-1715

By: Lees-Milne, James

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors Club: 1986

Seller ID: 005773

ISBN: 1851490434

Condition: Very Good


Originally published by Country Life in 1970, this edition published in 1986 for the Antique Collector's Club. Olive green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Good, essentially very good with some sunning to spine and surrounding area. 303pp. 465 b/w illustrations. In this volume, which links English Country Houses: Caroline by Oliver Hill and John Cornforth to Christopher Hussey's trilogy on the Early, Mid and late Georgian periods, James Lees-Milne expl... View more info