Sir John Soane and the Country Estate
Aldershot, England, Ashgate Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. Maroon cloth/boards; gilt lettering. Glossy teal dj with color illus. and white lettering. Decorative end papers. 204 pp. with color and bw images throughout, numbered by chapter. Sir John Soane's architectural achievements include the Bank of England, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, and the remodelling of country homes such as Wimpole Hall and Aynhoe Park. Dean examines 10 country house projects, reconstructing the creative transactions between client and architect, architect and skilled craftsman and showing Soane's drawings and sketches, as well as the author's own watercolor drawings. This illustrated inventory is the first fully-researched guide to Soane's country house practice, an architectural legacy that has rarely been matched. With photographs by Martin Charles and including a gazetteer. NF but for a hint of rubbing at corners/spine ends; VG dj but for light bumping to upper corners/head of spine. Original price sticker from the Courtauld Gallery on back cover; dj not price-clipped.
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USD 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 145.25 | £UK 125 | JP¥ 18936]
Keywords: European Architecture; Sir John Soane; English Architecture ; Soane, Sir John ; ; Architects and Firms - European