(Knowles) Metcalf, Priscilla
James Knowles. Victorian editor and architect.
Oxford, Clarendon Press 1980.
Price: £30 [convert currency]
8vo. xvi + 382pp, photo frontis, 16 photo plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her bookplate and acquisition date 20 Apr 1980. previously in the stock of the Weinreb firm, with acquisition code for Jan 1980.
Excellent biography of Sir James Knowles (1831-1908), who as an architect designed housing estates and the poet Tennyson’s country house at Aldworth, Sussex, and who was also the editor of two celebrated literary periodicals.