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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Downes, Kerry
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1980

First American edition, taken from the second English edition. Large octavo. xvi, 298 pp plus 96 pages of b/w plates, 46 plans, elevations & drawings; list of buildings & drawings; index. Red cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, light chipping at top & bottom of jacket spine & one chip at top edge of back panel. Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661-1736), a student and collaborator of Christopher Wren and John Vanbrugh, was of Britain's outstanding baroque architects. First published in 1959, this was the first major study of Nicholas Hawksmoor. In this new edition, many details have been revised in light of recent research
Inventory number #007571