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Lutyens and the Edwardians: an English architect and his Clients

by Brown, Jane

Condition: Excellent/None issued


UK: Penguin, 1997. 276 crisp pp & almost a kilo to post. This book is designed as a companion to the author's book about the association between Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll - "Gardens of a Golden Afternoon". Lutyens was a humanist who was involved in the lives of all his clients. The houses he built for them express his delight in life in their fusion of enthusiasm and inventive design. This book provides a fascinating insight into the work of this country's most important architect since Christopher Wren; it will also be an interesting portrait of his clients and the social world of which he was a part. Illustrated with sketches, drawings and photographs from family archives, Lutyens and the Edwardians tells the story of the clients, often ordinary people, who made it possible for the architect to fulfil his dreams. review >>> A wonderful, colourful picture of the people and personalities of the creative Edwardian world. Witty and informative, a joy for enthusiasts of architecture and of society. . Card Cover. Excellent/None issued. 24.5cm.


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