By: Harvey, John.

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Book Condition: Very Good-

242 pp, 9" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps. "Here is an author ready to summarise the development of English architecture in its peculiar atmosphere of court life, court painting and sculpture, and court music, an author moreover enthusiastic on his subject, and one who has patiently accumulated a vast store of biographical material concerning all major and minor architects of about 1350-1550." Contents: Introduction; The National Style of England; The Golden Age of Gothic Genius; The Great Slump; Indian Summer; Pregnant Winter; Frozen Spring; Survival and Retrospect; Some Literary References to Building; Disturbed State of the Country under Edward II; A Noble Household in the Fifteenth Century; Meals Common and Uncommon; Wills of certain persons mentioned; A Select Classified Bibliography; Abbreviations Used in the Notes; Notes to the Text; Index. Very soft crease down front free endpaper and next two pages, small bump at bottom corner of both boards, very light browning to half of the fore-edge and half of the bottom of the text block, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has browning at top edge, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, some light soiling on rear panel, one small edge tear and a few tiny edge chips, protected in a mylar sleeve.


Author Name: Harvey, John.

Categories: British History, Architecture/Interior Design,

Edition: Second Edition, Revised.

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1948

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Jacket Condition: Good+

Seller ID: 30324

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