Kennet, Wayland


London, Temple Smith 1972.

Reference: 14802
Price: £12 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 224pp, 15 photo ills on plates, also plans. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Ink ownership inscription of J.A.Youngman, 25 December 1972. Subsequently Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel loosely inserted. An inserted typed letter, signed, to Gavin Stamp, 2 January 2012, from Elizabeth Kennet (Wayland’s wife).

Wayland Young (Lord Kennet) had been a junior minister in charge of historic buildings in the Labour government of 1966-70, and the present book is based on his ministerial experiences and on initiatives on the preservation front put in motion during that time.