The Architectural Press. London. 1948. First edition. Hardback, dust jacket; oatmeal cloth-bound boards. 146 pages. B&w text illustrations. English. 255 x 190mm. 0.6kg. . Very good, in good dust jacket; light shelf wear, some wear to spine ends, forecorners and top edge, with three short tears, slight 1cm loss at head of spine, small 1cm chip to spine, browning to wrapper, not price-clipped; some browning to edges of boards and pages, no inscriptions.
A collection of articles written and illustrated by John Piper on English architecture and topography. Piper wrote frequently for magazines such as The Architectural Review and The Geographical Magazine. Several of these articles, written over a twelve year period, are reprinted here. The text is generously supported by illustrations, including artwork by Piper and the author's own photographs.