Leicester, Leicester University Press: 1970
Seller ID: 005730
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...
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...
Pale blue hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, text clean, no marks or inscriptions. Binding sound apart from one loose photographic plate. D/j condition: Fair, spine sunned, with general shelfwear, no price-clipped. 89pp. First published as a King Penguin book in 1947, this is the revised and enlarged edition. Contains chapters on Mediaeval roots, Victorian industrial design and the handicraft revival. 40 b/w plates and 74 illustrations within text. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View More...
New Haven and London, Yale University Press (for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art): 1987
Seller ID: 006405
Condition: Very Good
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. View More...
London, Kegan Paul Trench & Trubner: 1892
Seller ID: 003759
With a memorial notice by the Rev.E.F.Russell. Second edition. Pale green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine and image in gilt of a sundial on the front cover. Condition: Fair to good, govers are generally lightly shelfworn and sunned, with heavier sunning to spine. Head and tail of spine also guite shelfworn and bumped. Browning and foxing to endpapers. Text bright and clean. Inner rear joint beginning to wear a little, otherwise binding sound, no inscriptions. 215pp. Sixteen illustrations. Chapters include sections on The Theory of the Garden, Art in a Garden and the "Lan... View More...
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