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Strong, Roy

Lost treasures of Britain.

London, Viking 1990.

Reference: 13373
Price: £10 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. (8) + 231 + (1)pp, many colour photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper.

Strong chronicles some of the principal losses of manuscripts, art treasures, and buildings over the centuries between the Reformation and the 1830s. The book is aimed at the general reader, but the photo illustrations are consistently evocative.