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An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England, From the Conquest to the Reformation: With a Sketch of the Grecian and Roman Orders; Notices of Numerous British Edifices; and Some Remarks on the Architecture of a Part of France

By Thomas Rickman

1848

John Henry Parker : London

8.5" by 5.5"

lvi, 238pp, lxii, [14pp]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A smartly bound copy of Thomas Rickman's influential work on English architecture, illustrated profusely throughout by E. Mackenzie.

The fifth edition of this work. This work discusses the principles of architecture in the British Isles, looking at the history of the influence of Grecian and Saxon architecture, and discussing the historical architecture of England. The work offers a chronological classification and terminology for the different styles of English medieval ecclesiastical architecture. Illustrated with a frontispiece, twenty-nine plates, and numerous in-text engravings. Written by Thomas Rickman. Rickman was best known for this work, as well as for being an architectural antiquary, being a key figure in the Gothic Revival. Illustrated by E. Mackenzie. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page. 'Messrs B. & W. Bennett, Sculptors, Monumental, & Architecture; Masons, Brighton & Aldrington.' in gilt to the front board. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In the original half crushed morocco binding with pebbled cloth to the boards. Externally, smart. Small crack to the head of the front joint. Some light marking to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the occasional mark.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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