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Victorian Architecture

By: Betjeman, John (intro.)

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1963

Seller ID: 005741

Condition: Very Good

Paper covered boards with title in gilt on red hardcover spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 306pp. 97 b/w illustrations and 11 b/w illustrations in text. This volme provides an account of the main themes of Victorian architecture as well as detailed studies of the works of the most distinguished architects of the time. Among many other contributions are Nikolaus Pevsner on Richard Norman Shaw, Robert Furneaux Jordan on Sir Joseph Paxton and Charles Handley-Read on William Burges. View more info

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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

Recollections of Pugin

By: Ferrey, Benjamin

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Scolar Press: 1978

Seller ID: 002535

ISBN: 0859673588

Condition: Good

Introduction by Clive Wainwright, and full index by Jane Wainright. Blue hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, covers are quite sunned, and generally shelfworn. Not price-clipped. 473pp. Pugin is universally known as the key figure in the creation of the Victorian phase of the Gothic revival. He was simultaneously author, decorative designer, antiquary, ecclesiologist and architect. This is one of the principal accounts of Pugin, containing a wealth of detail and personal recollections not recorded elsewh... View more info

House of Lords - Restoration of the Chamber Ceiling: a Survey and Report to the Secretary of State for the Environment

By: Insall, Donald W. Et al.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Donald W Insall and Associates: 1981

Seller ID: 003993

Condition: Very Good

Card covers with white comb binding and orange translucent plastic front cover. Condition: Covers are in good condition with light shelfwear and light soilng to rear cover. Internally in very good condition, no inscriptions. 102pp. plus 22pp. appendix. After a carved timber pendant boss fell from the celing of the Chamber of the House of Lords on 21st July, 1980, this report was carried out to assess the condition of the ceiling and make recommendations as to its restoration. It includes sections on the historical foreground of the chamber being designed by Sir Charles Barry and decorated by P... 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