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Colvin, Howard & Harris, John (eds)

The country seat. Studies in the history of the British country house. Presented to Sir John Summerson on his sixty-fifth birthday together with a select bibliography of his published writings.

The country seat. Studies in the history of the British country house. Presented to Sir John Summerson on his sixty-fifth birthday together with a select bibliography of his published writings.

London, Allen Lane The Penguin Press 1970.

Reference: 2465
Price: £75 [convert currency]

Full Description

Large 8vo. 295 + (1)pp, 184 text ills. Publisher’s quarter imitation vellum, in dust wrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

Forty-eight separate essays on aspects of English country house architecture by all the recognised British architectural historians of the time.