The making of the Royal Pavilion Brighton. Designs and drawings.
London, Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd for Sotheby Publications 1984.
Large folio. 280pp, including 293 reproductions of original design drawings (many in colour). Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper, the wrapper slightly abraded at outer margins. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.
A large volume reproducing the extant design drawings and plans for the exterior and interior of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, prepared for George IV when Prince of Wales and King by such notable architects and designers as Henry Holland, William Porden, Humphry Reption, John Nash, Frederick Crace, and Augustus Pugin (senior). The accompanying text, by John Morley, is informative and reliable.