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Gwilt, Joseph

An encyclopaedia of architecture historical, theoretical, & practical. Revised, portions re-written, and with additions (in 1888) by Wyatt Papworth. New impression.

London, Longmans Green and Co 1899.

Reference: 11461
Price: £45 [convert currency]

Full Description

Thick 8vo. xiv + 1443 + (1)pp, 1478 text ills. Publisher’s cloth, minor splits at top of hinges of spine, also slightly bumped at head and foot of spine. No ownership inscription but Sir Howard Colvin’s copy.

Unchanged reissue of the 1888 edition, extensively revised by Wyatt Papworth, of Joseph Gwilt’s Encyclopaedia of Architecture, first published in 1842 and a standard item in the libraries of English architects of the nineteenth century.