Perkins, Jocelyn ; Bumpus, John S.
Westminster Abbey and St.Paul’s Cathedral. Illustrated from original drawings by L.Russell Conway and by photographs. (Second edition).
London, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co.Ltd (1923).
Price: £12 [convert currency]
8vo. x + 306pp, 21 plates, text ills. Publisher’s decorative cloth, with circular photo illustration of Westminster Abbey mounted on upper cover.
This combines separate brief histories of Westminster Abbey (by Perkins) and of St.Paul’s (by Bumpus). Perkins concentrates on the abbey’s history rather than on its fabric, but Bumpus’s account of St. Paul’s is crammed with interesting detail about the cathedral building and its furnishings, and should be better known.