Warton, Rev.T. (and others)

Essays on Gothic architecture … illustrated with twelve plates of ornaments, &. selected from ancient buildings … the third edition.

London, for J.Taylor 1808.

Reference: 05926
Price: £130 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xxiv + 176pp, with (4) extra pp prelims numbered (iii*)-vi*, 12 engr plates inc folding frontis, 10pp adverts. Original boards, rebacked with recent paper spine, with original spine label. A good, untrimmed copy.

A useful compilation which brings together the views of four English scholars (Warton, Bentham, Grose, Milner) on the origins and development of Gothic architecture in England. This edition includes two additional plates first found in the 1802 second edition. BAL Cat 1003.

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