George Frederick Bodley and the Later Gothic Revival in Britain and America
London Yale University Press 2014
352 pp. High quality b/w and colour photographs throughout. Large 4to. Fine, in cloth boards and decorated dust wrapper. The first comprehensive exploration of the life and work of this major Gothic Revival architect, who believed that every element of a building must be part of an integrated design strategy. Commemorates the 140th anniversary of Bodley's founding of Watts & Company in 1874, to produce ecclesiastical vestments, textiles, and wallpapers. Lavishly illustrated featuring over 200 images. Presents impeccable scholarship on the work of an influential visionary of Victorian design.