Windsor Castle An Architectural History.




At the Offices of Country Life.





Item Description

THREE VOLUMES. Folio. 10.5 x 14.5 inches. Part I, xx + 371 + [1] pp.; Part II, x + 373-639 pp. Title pages in red and black. Bound in original half maroon cloth, gilt, over red boards. Many pages uncut. Separate portfolio has remains of plain red wrapper. A little foxing of frontispiece plates, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 122 plates with 5 in colour, including 2 frontispieces, photographs, drawings and plans and by 87 text figures. An additional 8 folding plans, of which 7 are in colour, included in the separate portfolio. A seemingly definitive historical account of Windsor Castle on a monumental scale, based on earlier surveys and building accounts, augmented by detailed descriptions of its features and extensively illustrated. The most important publication of the English antiquary, William Henry St. John Hope (1854-1919), who carried out his work over twenty years from 1893. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY SET WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE

[Stock No. 26205]

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