Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England)
An inventory of the historical monuments in London. Vol.I. Westminster Abbey.
London, HMSO 1924.
Price: £45 [convert currency]
4to. xvii + 142pp, 220 photo plates. Publisher’s cloth, bumped at head and foot of spine. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her bookplate.
The first of five volumes devoted to the pre-1714 buildings of London, but effectively a self-contained monograph on Westminster Abbey and on the buildings in the Abbey precincts. Still useful for its many photo illustrations and for its detailed architectural descriptions.