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Dickins, Lilian & Stanton, Mary (eds)

An eighteenth-century correspondence being the letters of Deane Swift - Pitt- the Lytteltons and the Grenvilles - Lord Dacre (etc) ... and others to Sanderson Miller, Esq., of Radway.
London, John Murray 1910.
Price: 100 GBP
Reference: 14218

Full Description

8vo. xiv + 466pp, 22 photo and photogravure plates. Publisher’s cloth, top edge gilt, slightly bumped at upper outer corners and at head and foot of spine.
Original edition, not easy to find at all, of this useful volume printing a wide selection from the incoming correspondence addressed to the Warwickshire landowner and pioneer Gothic Revival architect Sanderson Miller (1716-1780), responsible in the 1740s and 1750s for a wide range of improvements and alterations to the country houses of neighbours and friends, as well as for garden buildings and a number of church restorations.

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