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Lancaster, Osbert

Pillar to post. English architecture with out tears. Illustrated by the author.

London, John Murray 1948.

Reference: 14384
Price: £8 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xiv + 80 + (4)pp (last leaf serves as rear free endpaper), many ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper slightly defective). Ink presentationinscription from Brian Housden to R.T.Housden, Christmas 1949.

Reissue of Lancaster’s comic visual history of architecture in Britain from the earliest times, first published in 1938 and a long-time best-seller. The author’s illustrations are neatly complemented by facing passages of text.