Gotch, J. Alfred
The growth of the English house. A short history of its architectural development from 1100 to 1800.
London, Batsford 1909.
Price: £14 [convert currency]
8vo. viii + 336pp, photo frontispiece, 214 text ills (mainly photo). Publisher’s cloth, gilt, slightly chipped at head and foot. Bookplates of Mary Rusher and Jill Allibone
First edition (less frequently found than the second edition, 1928). In its day very widely read, for Gotch was a respected authority on English domestic architecture, but only the sections on Tudor and Jacobean houses retain their value.