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Sitwell, Sacheverell

British architects and craftsmen. A survey of taste, design, and style during three centuries 1600 to 1830.

London, Batsford 1945-6.

Reference: 10155
Price: £6 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. viii+196pp, 195 photo ills on plates incl. frontis, 3 of which colour, text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper frayed and torn at one outer corner). Page edges a little cockled. Jill Allibone’s copy, with acquisition date 8 March 1978.

Second edition, revised, of this rather over-blown but elegantly written account of some of the biggest names in British architecture and related crafts, and of their impact on the evolution of British taste and style.