The county stretches from the dramatic Malvern Hills on the eastern borders to the fringes of the Cotswolds on the west. The rural areas are rich in sturdy cruck-framed timber buiildings, discussed in an expert introduction, and in village churches which can boast fine sculpture and fittings. The priory of Great Malvern retains exceptional ...Read MoreThe county stretches from the dramatic Malvern Hills on the eastern borders to the fringes of the Cotswolds on the west. The rural areas are rich in sturdy cruck-framed timber buiildings, discussed in an expert introduction, and in village churches which can boast fine sculpture and fittings. The priory of Great Malvern retains exceptional medieval stained glass, and the medieval cathedral at Worcester has the tomb of King John and the chantry chapel of Prince Arthur, Henry VIII's elder brother. The City of Worcester has numerous fine buildings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, while Great Malvern is of special interest as an early nineteenth-century spa town. The supreme example of Victorian grandeur is the eccentrically ambitious grounds and house of Witley Court, now an evocative ruin.Read Less
VERY GOOD in jacket. Textblock appears clean. Binding sound. Owner's name. Minor edgewear to jacket. 1977. 2nd printing. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. Cloth hardcover. Dust jacket now in clear plastic BRODART protector. 361pp. Index.
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Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. 1977 second printing. 378 pp. Hardcover, 8vo., deep blue leatherette. Illustrated. Near Fine copy in Very Good+ dust jacket. Owner's bookplate at fly leaf. Else, FIne: tight, crisp copy with unmarked, clean contents. DJ shows light edgewear with little tearing at head of spine. A volume in The Buildings of England series.
Very Good in Good jacket. Used Hardcover. A few light scores on dust jacket. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn. Nick on jacket front upper leading corner. Sticker on jacket front flap. Blind stamp on title page. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM.
376p, 64 pages of plates and a double-page map, smallish format, hardback (yellow cloth), a very good+ copy of the First Edition in a very good+ dust-jacket (A book in the series ¿The Buildings of England')
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