The Architectural Press. London. 1948. First edition. Hardback; oatmeal cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 146 pages. Illustrated throughout in b&w, with colour title-page repeating jacket. English. 255 x 195mm. 0.6kg. . Near fine, in good dust jacket; wear to jacket, a few small tears, small area of loss at head of spine, large tears to lower edge of front panel with some creasing, all tears neatly repaired with tape to verso, not price-clipped; no inscriptions.
A collection of John Piper's writings on English architecture and topography. The articles were published during the 30s and 40s in various magazines and the subject matter includes lighthouses, village pubs, Pugin's house, 'Pleasing Decay', and a 'Letter from Norwich'. Illustrated with Piper's prints, drawings and photographs.