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Ghastly Good Taste: Or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture

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The author has here reconsidered his earlier ideas about the rise and fall of English architecture. The text of the book stands as he wrote it in 1933, and his afterthoughts and revised opinions are added in the form of footnotes and a new introduction. Accompanying and illustrating the text is a folding drawing, all for this edition, now containing Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh's wonderfully detailed observations of the additions since 1933 to the Street of Taste, a panoramic view of the march of English architecture down the ages.

Rare Edition, 1970.
Used: Very Good. Owner's name inside. Paper yellowing, minor fray on bottom of the front cover and top of back cover. Illustrations are completely intact.

Item details

Author(s):
John Betjeman
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall
Title:
Ghastly Good Taste: Or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture

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The author has here reconsidered his earlier ideas about the rise and fall of English architecture. The text of the book stands as he wrote it in 1933, and his afterthoughts and revised opinions are added in the form of footnotes and a new introduction. Accompanying and illustrating the text is a folding drawing, all for this edition, now containing Peter Fleetwood-Hesketh's wonderfully detailed observations of the additions since 1933 to the Street of Taste, a panoramic view of the march of English architecture down the ages.

Rare Edition, 1970.
Used: Very Good. Owner's name inside. Paper yellowing, minor fray on bottom of the front cover and top of back cover. Illustrations are completely intact.

Author(s):
John Betjeman
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Chapman & Hall
Title:
Ghastly Good Taste: Or a Depressing Story of the Rise and Fall of English Architecture

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