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Limited Edition of 337 numbered copies [& 13 Specials] printed on Zanders handmade paper. This copy with OUP publisher's slip tipped to inner foot of printed title-page. Exquisite views of buildings, townscapes and interiors from France, Italy & Spain in haunting, silvery engravings by Richard Wyndham. Brief introduction and commentary by Sacheverell Sitwell. A fine austere book, similar in style and feel to the same publisher's outstanding Sailing Ships & Barges Of The Western Mediterranean.
Title: A Book Of Towers and other buildings of Southern Europe. Copper engravings by Richard Wyndham : introduction and descriptions by Sacheverell Sitwell.
Publisher: Etchells & Macdonald 1928.:
Book Condition: Half vellum/parchment lettered in gilt, salmon-pink boards with illustration in black, card slip-case with large pictorial paper label. Folio, c.pp118 uncut, neat endpaper booklabel, spine just lightly dusty, slip-case slightly worn, else an excellent copy of a delicate book. With 25 copper-engraved illustrations.
kg: 2.00 kg
Seller ID: 7805
Keywords: ETCHELLS & MACDONALD : RICHARD WYNDHAM SACHEVERELL SITWELL LIMITED EDITION COPPER-ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS COPPER ENGRAVINGS FRANCE ITALY SPAIN