This early work is a delightful and informing book, full of interest to architects, designers and historians. Intended as a guide with which to walk around English country houses it is recommended for inclusion on any National Trust members bookshelf. Contents Include: Foreword by Osbert Sitwell, Acknowledgment, Introductory, The English ...
This early work is a delightful and informing book, full of interest to architects, designers and historians. Intended as a guide with which to walk around English country houses it is recommended for inclusion on any National Trust members bookshelf. Contents Include: Foreword by Osbert Sitwell, Acknowledgment, Introductory, The English Vernacular (Circa 1066 to 1550), The Rise of the Architect (Circa 1550 to 1720), The Cult of the Antique (Circa 1720 to 1850), The Garden, and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Fair in fair dust jacket. Dustjacket has a few small tears and is foxed inside. Dedication note pasted to the free end page. There is considerable foxing to the closed edge of pages hence Acceptable. Clean boards, firm binding, clear text. A good reading copy. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes (in pen or highlighter) but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Very Good. Hardcover. "Batsford, 1935, 1st edn. foreword by Osbert Sitwell; in brown cloth boards in fine condition, spine slightly tanned; viii+120pp plus 32pp publisher's ads with loght foxing around the margine on some pp, especially the prelims; 131 halftone photos on gloss paper. Contents: the English vernacular c1066-1550 | the rise of the architect (c1550-1720) | the cult of the Antique (c1720-1850) | the garden. 8¾x5½in".....We ship daily from our warehouse. Over 350, 000 customers served online! Our feedback reflects our service....'Quick delivery and book was exactly as described', 'Great service-thank you! '
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