John Dobson: Architect & Landscape Gardener :: Lyall Wilkes

John Dobson: Architect & Landscape Gardener :: Lyall Wilkes soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

Stocksfield, Boston, Henley & London: Oriel Press, 1980, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white plates; Portrait to the frontispiece; Appendices [2];

From the cover: John Dobson was one of the most important architects of the first half of the 19th century, and his work in Newcastle and Northumberland has been said to be of a standard equal to the best London architects of his time. There has been no biography of Dobson since the publication of a rather slight memoir by his daughter, and this book makes available a fine collection of photographs of Dobsons buildings together with reproductions of some of h…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine and onto the margins of the panels of the dust wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the verso half-title. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 128 pages. 10″ x 7½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Architecture catalogue?

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