A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)


New edition. (originally published in 1872). Bright blue hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with previous owners name neatly written at top of front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, light sunning to spine. Not price-clipped. 209pp. 48 b/w woodcuts, 26 further b/w illustrations. In this book Eastlake set out to provide a detailed record of "one of the most remarkable revolutions in national art that his country has seen". He was determined "to chronicle facts rather than offer criticisms". In the appendix he supplied details of 343 neo-Gothic buildings ereted between 1820 and 1870. In the text he dealt a lenght with the influence of Horace Walpole, Pugin and Ruskin, and the architecture of Wyatt, Barry, Butterfield, Scott, Burges, Waterhouse and many more. This new edition reproduces the full text of Eastlake's work, together with an introduction by Dr.J.Mordaunt Crook, a comprehensive bibliography and an extra section of 26 illustrations.

Title: A History of the Gothic revival (The Victorian Library)

Author Name: Eastlake, Charles L. (edited with an introduction by J.Mordaunt Crook)

Categories: Architecture (19th and 20th Century),

Publisher: Leicester, Leicester University Press: 1970

ISBN Number: 0718550056

ISBN Number 13: 9780718550059

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 005730

Keywords: pugin, ruskin, butterfield, burges, waterhouse, barry,