Title: The Cathedrals of England
Author: Harry Batsford, Charles Fry
Illustrator: Philip Gough, F. Mackenzie, et al.
Publisher: B.T. Batsford Ltd.
Book Condition: Excellent
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Description: Illustrated throughout with excellent b&w drawings and plans of the cathedrals, numerous plates containing high-quality b&w photographs, plus a stunning colour frontispiece by F. Mackenzie. Front pastedown and endpaper contain a hand-drawn b&w map showing the locations of each cathedral, whilst the rear pastedown and endpaper depict a plan of a typical cathedral, plus wonderful, labelled b&w illustrations of architectural features.
Red cloth boards with gilt text on spine. Spine and corners straight. Unclipped jacket (12s. 6d. net) has a negligible mark – and equally minor closed tear – on the rear. Scuffing at head of spine. Otherwise excellent condition for age. Upper page tips dyed red to match colour of boards. A few pages are slightly wavy, otherwise the book is mint condition. Pages have resisted tanning, are completely free from foxing or any other markings, and are extremely tightly bound.
Measures 22 cm × 14 cm (8.8″ × 5.6×). 8vo. 118 pp.