London: The Architectural Press Ltd, 1948. 4to. First edition. Original textured buff cloth, lettered in red. Double page colour frontispiece and title page by John Piper. Black and white plates and photographs throughout. Contents clean and fresh. There is a nick at the foot of the spine of the unclipped d/w. Fine in near fine d/w. Item #7317
The title page illustration is repeated on the dust-wrapper. An artist's survey and celebration of Britain's architecture as it appealed to him and described with characteristic knowledge and vigour. A lovely copy.
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