Title A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Publisher John Murray: (1954)1978. 0
Seller ID 4527
Second edition with much additional information. Thick small royal 8vo., pp 1080, top edges coloured violet (small area sunned), publisher's case gilt in printed dustjacket. A very good copy. 'In the vast concourse of architectural/historical literature in modern times Colvin's Biographical Dictionary stands out a mile ... It is in the highest degree improbable that Colvin's work will ever be superseded' Sir John Summerson. 'We architectural historians own an inestimable debt to Mr Colvin.' John Harris, Curator at the R.I.B.A.
architecture, building, construction eighteenth century 18th century nineteenth seventeenth century, 17th century, early modern