Anthony Salvin: Pioneer of Gothic Revival Architecture, 1799-1881

Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1987. Hardcover. Ochre cloth, gilt letters on spine, white & illus. dust jacket, 208 pp., 181BW illus. VG- (Spine of dj is faded; dj and page edges are beginning to tan lightly, otherwise clean.). Item #150751
ISBN: 0826206298

One of the most important architects practicing in Britain during the eyars 1820-1880, Anthony Salvin had a long and successful career as a builder of country houses and churches and as a restorer of some of the most important castles in England, including Windsor Castle and the Tower of London. In the first book-length study of this important architect, Allibone has incorporated previously unpublished material concerning Salvin's life and buildings, including contemporary letters, building accounts, diaries, and reproductions of Salvin's architectural drawings, in order to shed new light on artistic, political, economic, and religious developments in nineteenth-century England. ... [Includes] a comprehensive catalogue lsiting all the known data for 356 of Salvin's projected and executed works." (dj).

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