Churches, Missional Halls and Schools for Non-Conformists
Birmingham, Buckler & Webb 1901
210pp + 38 b/w plates on single sided pages. Gilt lettered green cloth with arts and crafts style gilt lettering on cover. Signed by James Lancaster December 1902 and John Roberts on front end paper. Includes period adverts on verso of free end papers and half title for as the lst few pages. Focus on church fittings and temporary buildings including Humphreys Limited (Iron Roofing) Diespeker and Co (Marble and Venetian Glass etc). Ardean Ecclesiastical Furniture Doulton Ware, Terra Cotta etc. Pasted onto rear end paper a series of further church designs in the Yorkshire area. One of two books produced by these Birmingham based architects. The other being "The Apartments of the House". Bright copy. The firm's work was confined mainly to the Birmingham area and included, housing, libraries, chapels and warehouses as well as numerous schools. The styles favoured in the book lean towards the arts and crafts.