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Squire, J.C.

A new song of the Bishop of London and the city churches. Decorated by Christopher Draper.

(London), “printed by Manning Pike, 411a Harrow Road London W9” 1924.

Reference: 5794
Price: £30 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. (12)pp, text ills. Orig inal boards, decorative front cover., slightly chipped at head and foot of spine. Author’s signature on verso of front free endpaper (as usual).

A satirical poem directed against Bishop Winnington-Ingram’s philistine plan to demolish as many as possible of Wren’s City Churches ; Squire (later Sir John Squire) was chairman of the Architecture Club at the time.