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(Cresy) Burfield, Diana

Edward Cresy 1792-1858 architect and civil engineer.

Edward Cresy 1792-1858 architect and civil engineer.

Donington, Shaun Tyas 2003.

Reference: 15096
Price: £20.00 [convert currency]

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8vo. xvii + (1) + 222pp, 55 photo ills on plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. No ownership inscription but Gavin Stamp’s copy.

Biographical study of Edward Cresy, who although a practising architect made more of an impact as a writer on architecture and civil engineering. The author, one of Cresy’s descendants, has done some useful research into Cresy’s career, but, as Andrew Saint points out in a preface, much about him remains puzzling.