Batsford, 1947. B&W photographs; a few color. First Edition. Cloth. 8vo (215 x 15cm), maroon cloth boards, with 6 colour and 170 b&w illustrations, plus 172 figures, very fine pictorial dust jacket, 242 pages. Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #262
Exceptional dust jacket on this well illustrated and comprehensive survey of Gothic England. The author pays special attention to architecture, plays, and musical composition. This extraordinary Gothic culture varied from warm simplicity to the grotesque.
A very useful illustrated reference, this volume has remained an important tool for scholars and enthusiasts.