Country Life, 1914, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
H. AVRAY TIPPING. Grinling Gibbons and the Woodwork of His Age, London: Country Life, 1914. Folio, first edition, pp. xi, 259, brown paper-covered boards quarter-bound in white buckram with gilt lettering to spine and a paper label on front, top edge gilt, halftone illustration. The subject was interior decorator for some of England's best-known historic buildings, with work showing up in St. Paul's Cathedral, universities, palaces, country houses and elsewhere. Condition of this book: Edges worn, buckram darkened, tears in rear endpage and last index leaf, overall good and sound. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; England; 1900-1920; Architecture. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54615.