(Survey of London Monograph Series)
Survey of London. Monograph 17. County Hall.
London, Athlone Press for the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England 1991.
Price: £48 [convert currency]
4to. xviii+151+(3)pp, colour photo frontis, 48 photo plates, text ills and plans incl. 2 folding. Publisher’s cloth, gilt, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy , with her bookplate and acquisition date 11 Jun 1995.
The first major volume in the Survey of London series to be published by the RCHM, recording in detail the impressive former headquarters of the London County Council (subsequently the Greater London Council), including an account of the competition for the building, won in 1908 by the then youthful architect Ralph Knott (1878-1929), and of its construction.