Stuart and Georgian churches. The architecture of the Church of England outside London 1603-1837.
London, B.T. Batsford Ltd 1947-8.
Price: £14 [convert currency]
8vo. viii + 118pp, 153 photo ills on plates (including colour frontispiece), text ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper defective at top of spine). Gavin Stamp’s copy.
First edition of Whiffen’s pioneering book on English church architecture outside London under the Stuart and Hanoverian dynasties. Although much more is known about such churches today, Whiffen’s is still the only book to cover the period as a whole and it illustrates many unfamiliar towers, interiors and furnishings.