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Muthesius, Hermann

Die neuere kirchliche Baukunst in England. Entwicklung, Bedingungen und Grundzüge des Kirchenbaues der Englischen Staatskirche und der Secten.

Die neuere kirchliche Baukunst in England. Entwicklung, Bedingungen und Grundzüge des Kirchenbaues der Englischen Staatskirche und der Secten.

Berlin, Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn 1901.

Reference: 15289
Price: £490 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. xv + (1) + 176pp, 32 plates (mostly photo, and including 4 double-page plates carrying 2 numbers each), 132 text ills. Publisher’s cloth. Ink ownership inscription on front free endpaper. A good copy.

Muthesius’s book on English church architecture in the last thirty years of the nineteenth century is the best contemporary study of the subject in any language. It provides suitable coverage of the work of such major church architects as Pearson, Bodley & Garner, James Brooks and J.D.Sedding, and Muthesius also discusses at length the churches and chapels of the various Protestant Nonconformist denominations.