Title The Englishman's Castle. A History of houses, large and small, in town and country, from A.D.100 to the present day. With drawings by Marjory Whittington.
Publisher Eyre & Spottiswoode 1945 repr.
Seller ID 69068
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with yellow lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 176pp. With 16 colour plates and many drawings by Marjory Whittington. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small piece missing from top end. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears and small pieces missing from corners. A few small marks. Not price clipped). Slight foxing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Shows how comfort and privacy have evolved. How methods of cooking, heating and lighting have changed and improved, etc.; This is "history with a special vividness".
Topography houses town castle town house victorian history privacy Roman britain mediaeval tudor puritan house design Architecture dustwrapper