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(Jones) Gotch, J. Alfred

Inigo Jones.

London, Methuen 1928.

Reference: 6603
Price: £35 [convert currency]

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8vo. xi + (1) + 271 + (1)pp, photo frontispiece, 31 photo plates. Publisher’s cloth. Very occasional light foxing but a good copy.

Gotch’s biography of Inigo Jones should be read, although every page of his narrative could now be improved or emended. It is interesting retrospectively that a working architect in Kettering, Northants, as Gotch was, could in the 1920s both attain the Presidency of the RIBA and be recognised as Britain’s leading architectural historian.