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Henderson, Arthur E.

Glastonbury Abbey then and now. Illustrated with drawings by the author and various photographs.

London, Simpkin Marshall Ltd 1935.

Reference: 14719
Price: £11 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. (32)pp, photo and olter text ills. Publisher’s decorative boards, cloth spine. Ink ownership inscription of M.C.Tenney, Glastonbury 1936 (presumably Merrill C.Tenney, US academic). Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his bookplate.

First edition, scarcer than subsequent reprints. The author was an architect and this is an ambitious architectural reconstruction by him of Glastonbury Abbey as it existed in 1539, just before the monastery was dissolved.