Tipping (H. Avray). Grinling Gibbons and the Woodwork of His Age (1648-1720)
Tipping (H. Avray). Grinling Gibbons and the woodwork of his age (1648-1720). Published at the offices of Country Life, 20, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, WC and by George Newnes, Ltd., 8-11, Southampton Street, Strand, W.C. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1914. General Editor Lawrence Weaver. F.S.A., Hon. A.R.I.B.A. 1st Edition. Decorative front papers. Portrait frontispiece of Grinling Gibbons. Title page with tissue guard. Owners name in ink to title page. 259 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph illustrations and measured drawings. Index. Adverts at end. Bound in original cloth boards with gilt title to spine and titled pasted to upper cover. Corners slightly bumped with minor marks and scuffs to covers. No dust Jacket. Size: Folio. Very good condition.
Features Grinlings woodwork and sculpture with chapters on Windsor, Wren and Gibbons at St Paul's, the Universities and Royal Palaces, Contemporary woodwork in London, Cassiobury, Petworth & Belton and various other country houses.
Publish Year: 1914
Illustrator: Country Life