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An Analysis of Gothic Architecture
Edinburgh - John Grant, 1903 Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. An illustrative guide to gothic architecture. Written by Joshua Arthur Rodrigues Brandon and John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon. The Brandon brothers Bothwere British architects whodesignedthe new corn exchange at Colchester, Essex; Portswood Chapel and Christ Church in Southampton; and All Saints' Church, Norfolk. From the library of the Titley Court Estate. Titley Court was home to the Greenly family for over 500 years. The Greenly family have a long and fascinating history, perhaps most famous for the life and libary of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Greenly, who was noted as a collector and patron of literature and the arts. The Greenly library consists mostly of her collection of contemporary Regency literature, however it was expanded after her death by various members of her extended family. Notable among these are Edward Greenly, a famous Victorian geologist, and William Bradford, a founding father who travelled to America on the Mayflower and who was closely associated with the Greenlys at Titley Court through marriage. The rich and diverse history of the Greenlys at Titley Court is reflected in the broad selection of works found in the library. With 158 plates and hundreds more vignettes. Collated, complete. Condition: In full cloth bindings with gilt stamped spines. Externally, excellent condition with slight bumping to head and tail of spines. Greenly family bookplate to front pastedowns. Internally, firmly bound. Scattered spots throughout, heavier to first and last few pages. Overall: NEAR FINE..
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