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Stewart, Cecil

A prospect of cities being studies towards a history of town planning.

London, Longmans Green & Co 1952.

Reference: 11404
Price: £14 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xv + (1) + 191 + (1)pp, 65 ills partly on photo plates. Publisher’s cloth. Sir Howard Colvin’s copy, with his ink ownership inscription.

First edition. A very competent introductory history of the planning of towns and cities, incorporating a good chapter on Sir Titus Salt and his model village of Saltaire, and, perhaps more unexpectedly, a discussion of the layout of the mediaeval town of Hereford.