Architecture - Author's Presentation Copy to Howard Colvin, ...





Architecture - Author's Presentation Copy to Howard Colvin, Whistler (Laurence), The Imagination of Vanbrugh and His Fellow Artists, first edition, London: B.T. Batsford Limited, 1954, the title-page and verso of [A8] with wood engravings by Whistler, each printed in black on a green ground, pp: xv, 269, 140 b/w illustrations, contemporary black cloth, gilt to a Baroque design, 8vo (32cm x 22cm), [1]

Provenance: Sir Howard Colvin, CVO, CBE FBA, FRHistS, FSA (1919-2007), British architectural historian; presented to him by the author, flyleaf with author's autographed ink MS inscription: "For Howard Colvin ~ with evert good wish, & lasting gratitude, from Laurence Whistler/May 1954".

Auction Date: 3rd Mar 2022 at 10am

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