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Fine in Fine jacket. Collectible. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Cloth, xlii, 357 pp., index; 24 cm. Tight, clean copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. A fine copy of the first printing. CONTENTS: The rise of academies; Richard Payne Knight; The architecture of Washington; The Adoration of the Kings; The Dukeries; Danish art; From William Morris to Walter Gropius; German painting of the Age of Reformation; Goethe and architecture; Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt; Villard de Honnecourt; Revivalisms in architecture; Baroque painting in Italy; Victorian Architecture. 1. How to judge Victorian architecture. 2. Pugin, Ruskin, Scott. 3. Churches and public buildings and the neglect of the common man. 4. The Late Victorians and William Morris; Splendeurs et miseres; Englishmen's Castles. 1. Lumley Castle, County Durham. 2. Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire. 3. Strawberry Hill; Antoni Gaudi; Reflections on not teaching art history; Arts and commerce promoted; Bavarian Rococo; or the eloquent in art; The Englishness of English Art: The Reith Lectures. 1. The geography of art. 2. Hogarth and observed life. 3. Reynolds and detachment. 4. Perpendicular England. 5. Blake and the flaming line. 6. Constable and the pursuit of Nature. 7. The genius of the place; A setting for St. Paul's; Some thoughts on German painting; King Ramiro's churches; The ingratiating chaos; Dark gold; The return of historicism; Mannerism and Elizabethan Architecture. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3; The Anti-Pioneers; Reynolds's Discourses; The golden days of the Vienna Secession; South Kensington; a memorial to Albert; Truly a municipal palace; App. Pevsner's BBC Radio Talks.
Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 400 p. Contains: Illustrations.
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