The Great House, Leyton

GUNN, EDWARD & C. R. ASHBEE

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Campden: Essex House Press, 1903, 1903. First edition, #195/300. 4to (29 x 22.5 cm); 26 pp.; 25 plates of details, elevations, and plans from drawings by Gunn, one partially hand-colored. Wear to spine; tear to bottom front joint; interior clean and tight; a good copy or better in original printed wrappers. A publication of the Committee for the Survey of the Memorials of Greater London. A history of the house and the attempts to identify its architect is followed by plates drawn by Gunn. An early effort at historical preservation. With an introduction by C. R. Ashbee, and published at the Essex House press. (Item ID: 003871)


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