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(Vanbrugh) Downes, Kerry



London, A. Zwemmer 1977.

Reference: 15224
Price: £85 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. xiv+291+(1)pp, incl. text ills, 160 photo plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Formerly in the stock of the Weinreb firm, with their cost code for December 1978. A good copy.

The first monograph on Vanbrugh written to modern scholarly standards, incorporating full discussions of his great architectural achievements at Blenheim, Castle Howard and so on, as well as providing new biographical and genealogical information on the architect and his family. The useful appendices include excerpts from documents relating to his imprisonment, to Blenheim, and to other important issues.