The Imagination of Vanbrugh and his fellow artists
London Art & Technics Limited 1954
xv,269pp illustrated with 140 bw plates including one by Rex Whistler. Royal 8vo. Gilt decorated cloth designed by the author. With very good dust wrappe. First edition of this major study of Vanbrugh and his contemporaries including Hawksmoor, Talman, Wren, Gibbs and Morris. Also investigates the landscape and assesses the relative role of Vanbrugh and professional designers such as Bridgeman. Readable and scholarly study.