John Piper: Buildings and Prospects, 1948 1st ed. Architectural Press, Fine

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Buildings and Prospects
Author:
John Piper
Publisher:
The Architectural Press
Release Date:
1948
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ART MONOGRAPHS
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Used: Excellent
Sku: AFAB0044
Notes: First Edition, a Fine book in a Very Good dust wrapper. 10” x 7 ½.” Gray cloth-covered boards with orange text on spine. Original multicolored dust wrapper in mylar featuring a wrap-around illustration. No spinal text on dust wrapper. Pages and covers pristine and intact except for slight age toning to the pages. Dust wrapper clean and intact overall except for slight chipping to the head and tail, front flap being price-clipped. 146 pp., including over 100 printed photographs and illustrations. Index to illustrations in the back. John Piper (1903-1992) was an English artist and author who worked in a variety of media including painting, photography, printmaking, and stained-glass design. He was an official artist for the British government during WWII, depicting the damage to churches and landmarks.