Title The Domestic Architecture of England during the Tudor Period, Illustrated in a series of Photographs & Measured Drawings of Country Mansions and Manor Houses, with Details
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Edition First Edition Thus
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher Boston, MA, U.S.A. Boston Architectural Club 1923
Seller ID 007909
Publisher unstated but likely Boston Architectural College. Originally published by Batsford, London in 1911 in a limited edition in elephant folio size in three volumes, variously loose and bound [?], with extensive text and approximately 191 plates. The Boston 1923 publication appears to be a reprint in digest form, with a greatly reduced number of plates. Brick red buckram spine with tan paper hardboards, the front board with handsome brick red titling and decorative devices including an initial letter with flower-and-leaf design. An unblemished binding. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 13.5 x 10.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Unnumbered pages on heavy coated stock. No text save for captions. Featuring 93 full-page plates of archival photos and drawings. The photos include exterior building views as well as window details. Several interior photos of carved oak paneling and plaster ceilings. The drawings include elevations, plans and numerous details such as gables, oriels, brackets, columns, panels, etc. All illustrations are in B&W. Note that some of the full-page plaes consist of multiple photos or drawings. An impressively clean copy, and rather tight. Very gently read. A Very Good Plus copy.