Churches of Yorkshire.

Printed: 1844

Publisher: T W Green. Leeds

Dimensions 18 × 26 × 3 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 18 x 26 x 3

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Brown calf spine with gilt banding and title. Textured black cloth boards.

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A wonderfully illustrated mid nineteenth century study of the architecture of the various churches of Yorkshire. Published in parts between 1842 and 1847, this is the two volume 1844 edition of this work. With both volumes bound in one, with a title page to volume I only. With volumes I serially paginated, and volume II with continuous pagination.

Edited by Anglican cleric George Ayliffe Poole, a writer on religion, church architecture and history. He strongly advocated the Gothic Revival. Illustrated with forty-eight engraved lithographic plates. Collated, complete.

Published in parts, Boyne’s bibliography notes that ‘copies of this book are often imperfect’, and pagination can vary.

A lovely study of the architecture of Yorkshire churches, with churches including Adel, Bolton Percy, Methley and Skelton discusses, alongside numerous others.

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