Inigo Jones and Wren: Or, The Rise and Decline of Modern Architecture in England

LOFTIE, W. J.

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London: Rivington, Percival & Co. 1893, 1893. First edition. Small 4to (25.5 x 19); pp. xvi, 284; fifty illustrations from photographs and from "Vitruvius Britannicus". Wear to extremities; some soiling to covers, else a good copy in original gilt-stamped red cloth. A plea for progress and freshness in contemporary architecture, and a reaction to the perceived failure of the Gothic Revival. With chapters on Inigo Jones, Wren's churches, and the successors of Wren. (Item ID: 000839)



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