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The Domestic Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens

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€240,00 EUR
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Edwin Lutyens, one of the most famous architectural names of the twentieth century, died in 1944. As a memorial three large volumes of his drawings were commissioned from the thousands found in his office, and were published by Country Life . This first volume contains his own plans, elevations and copious details of the finest examples of his domestic buildings, on which his huge reputation principally rests; the other two volumes covered his work on corporate and public buildings. But it is the wonderfully inspirational development of his love for the old houses of Surrey – that he shared with his friend and client Gertrude Jekyll – that strikes such a warm response and results in a constant demand for this particular volume. It was not always so. The work of selecting the drawings took so long that by the time the print run had to be decided the Modern Movement had become popular and Lutyens’ work looked distinctly old-fashioned. The result was that barely more copies were printed than would

Antique Collectors Club Ltd

2003, linnen gebonden met stofomslag, 300pp, keurig exemplaar, 41x31.5cm, stofomslag met gebruikssporen, boek in prima staat.