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Smithson, Alison and Peter

The Euston arch and the growth of the London, Midland & Scottish Railway. Foreword by Nikolaus Pevsner.

London, Thames & Hudson 1968.

Reference: 13710
Price: £80 [convert currency]

Full Description

Oblong folio. (72)pp, incl 290 photo ills. Publisher’s pictorial boards. Book label of Winston Barnett, architect. A good copy.

A pictorial evocation of Philip Hardwick’s Euston Arch and of the early years of railways in Britain, accompanied by a passionate accompanying text by Alison Smithson deploring the wilful destruction of the Arch by British Railways in 1961.