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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good+


Price:
$15.00

Downes, Kerry
SIR JOHN VANBRUGH: A Biography
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1987

First American edition. Octavo. 560 pp; 40 b/w photographs, 22 elevations, floor plans & drawings; chronology; genealogical tables; bibliography & references; glossary; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG+, unclipped jacket spine lightly sunned. The biography of a remarkably multitalented man whose life spanned the Restoration and the Early Georgian period. As an architect, he designed Castle Howard and Blenheim Palace; as a playwright, he wrote two of the Restoration's best comedies.
Inventory number #007958