By John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon; Joshua Arthur Rodrigues Brandon
London   George Bell
10" by 6.5" [14], 126pp
An impressive study on ecclesiastical architecture by the Brandon brothers, a lavishly illustrated volume.
By John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon; Joshua Arthur Rodrigues Brandon

1848 Parish Churches; Being Perspective Views of English Ecclesiastical Structures: Accompanied By Plans Drawn to a Uniform Scale, and Letter-Press Descriptions

London   George Bell
10" by 6.5" [14], 126pp
An impressive study on ecclesiastical architecture by the Brandon brothers, a lavishly illustrated volume.
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First Edition, Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding

The first edition.

Illustrated with two folding plates, and one-hundred and fifty-seven plates.

Collated, complete.

Written by the brother duo Joshua Arthur Rodrigues Brandon and John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon, both of whom were keen advocates of the Neo Gothic style. This volume is one of their three seminal publications on Early English architecture.

In this volume they explore a total of sixty-three churches in England, each exampled through a perspective view, a short text description, and a plan of each church. 

Churches discussed in this volume include Wimmington, Burton Lazars, Crowcombe, Long Stanton, Higham, Temple Balsal, Rickenhall, and more.

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In a full rebacked calf binding. Externally, smart. Spine and joints are a little discoloured, with a small amount of discolouration to the head of the front board. Light rubbing to the spine and joints. A few minor marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with only the occasional spot.

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