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Summerson, John

Victorian architecture. Four studies in evaluation.

Victorian architecture. Four studies in evaluation.

New York. Columbia University Press 1970.

Reference: 14896
Price: £12.00 [convert currency]

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4to. (8) + 131 + (1)pp, 86 photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper (the wrapper a little soiled).Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his bookplate.

The text of four lectures on Victorian architectural topics, delivered by Summerson as the Bampton Lectures at Columbia University in 1968. One discusses the Law Courts Competition of 1866, and another makes illuminating comparisons between two London churches respectively designed by George Edmund Street and Edward Buckton Lamb.