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Betjeman, John & Piper, John (eds)

Murray’s Buckinghamshire architectural guide.

London, John Murray 1948.

Reference: 14117
Price: £45 [convert currency]

Full Description

4to. xi + (1) + 132pp, folding map, 165 photo ills. Publisher’s cloth (with the original dust wrapper designed by Piper, price clipped but otherwise in excellent condition). Anthony Hobson’s copy, with his pictorial book label.

A good copy, in its original dust wrapper, also in good condition, of this pioneering architectural guide book. The editors, Betjeman and Piper, draw attention to striking Buckinghamshire buildings of all periods and many of the book’s evocative photo illustrations are based on photos taken by Piper himself.