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(Blenheim Palace) Green, David

Blenheim Palace.

London,Country Life 1951.

Reference: 14221
Price: £135 [convert currency]

Full Description

Large 4to. 348pp, 112 photo ills, 12 text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper a little abraded at outer margins). Ownership inscription of David Sturdy (formerly Assistant Keeper, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, authority on building history of Oxford and Oxfordshire). A good copy.

First and only edition of this handsome and scholarly architectural history of Blenheim, based on the Marlborough archives and offering much interesting information on Vanbrugh, Hawksmoor and others employed there.