South and West Somerset (Nikolaus Pevsner) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Travel British Isles section. priced at £7.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
London: Penguin Books, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Number 14 in the series. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Maps;
From the cover: This series offers descriptions, spiced by lively and informed comment, of every building of architectural importance in every county of England. Besides the grand set pieces cathedrals and their furnishings, great country houses and their parks, the commercial and industrial architecture of Victorian cities the reader is introduced to the lesser delights, from village churches to garden follies, from pubs to pumping stations.
The introductions provide a historical survey of each countys art and architecture, which is illustrated in a central section of over a hundred photographs and in the text by many specially drawn maps and plans. The series chiefly written by Sir Nikolaus himself continues to go into new editions which keep it up to date with contemporary developments and with the latest scholarly discoveries.
In the Buildings of England series.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 396 pages. Index. 7¼” x 4½”.