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Pevsner, Nikolaus

An outline of European architecture. New and enlarged edition.

London, John Murray 1948.

Reference: 8073
Price: £15 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xxi+(1)+238pp, 104 photo ills on plates. Publisher’s cloth, unevenly faded, lower cover a little mottled. Roderick Gradidge’s copy, with his ink ownership inscription and bookplate (with glue residue causing slight abrasion).

Sir Nikolaus Pevsner’s outline history of European architecture, first published in 1943, has proved to be the most widely influential account of the subject in the half-century that has followed, running to numerous English editions and translations into all the principal European languages, with this edition including specially drawn text illustrations.