(Chambers) Harris, John
Sir William Chambers. Knight of the Polar Star.
London, Zwemmer 1970.
Large 4to. xvi + 397 + (1)pp, 2 photo reproductions of portraits, 199 photo ills on plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his book label. With loosely inserted “Programme of Georgian Rout at Somerset House 1985”, and with John Harris’s bookplate pasted to rear pastedown endpaper.
Only edition of John Harris’s excellent monograph on Sir William Chambers, architect of Londion’s Somerset House and of much else besides. It is also testimony to the book production standards achieved by the Zwemmer firm of publishers, all of whose volumes in their architectural monograph series are well worth collecting today.