The Greater Abbeys of England

By: Gasquet, Abbot

Price: £25.00

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Hardback, 237mm x 170mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 268+pp. Colour illustrations. Illustrations by Warwick Goble. Less than good/NoWrapper. Book has been well read, now bumped and scuffed, block edges ragged, some foxing to opening/closing pages. Condition still fair, given age, but rear board is also damaged by damp, with rippling and some surface loss. Excellent historical account of the finest English monasteries, long since ruined on the orders of Henry VIII but still spiritual and evocative places, as depicted in 60+ colour plates of paintings after Goble. Catalogue: Architecture. Keywords: Glastonbury, Fountains, monastery, Rievaulx This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.

Title: The Greater Abbeys of England

Author Name: Gasquet, Abbot

Illustrator: Goble,Warwick

Categories: Architecture,

Edition: first edition

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1908

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: cloth boards

Book Condition: Less than good

Type: Hardback

Size: 237mm x 170mm

Seller ID: 16789

Keywords: Glastonbury, Fountains, monastery, Rievaulx,