John Pollard Seddon.
London, Victoria & Albert Museum 1983.
Folio. 120pp, many ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her bookplate.
The first in this series of illustrated catalogues of English architectural drawings held by the Victoria & Albert Museum. It describes nearly two thousand drawings by the architect John Pollard Seddon (1827-1906), a Gothic Revival enthusiast strongly influencec by Ruskin. Seddon’s best known building is what is today the central administrative building for the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth (now Aberystwyth University).