The Manor Houses of England by P H Ditchfield MA F.S.A. Illustrated by
Sydney R Jones Clothe boards a little worn with some staining,otherwise
a good solid copy. 1910 Large format 211 pages
A really superb and sumptouous vintage book on the subject,covers the
traditional Manor House in huge detail. This isn't just a"Coffee Table"
book with a few fancy illustrations of the houses themselves,but covers
every architectural aspect in dedicated chapters, materials of
construction,plaster flind stone etc,chimneys & porches, windows,roofs,
interior detail, mantelpieces,staircases ceilings,windows
metalwork,leadwork ironwork gardens and garden ayouts and surroundings.
One of the best architectural manuals we've had for a long time,and
very hard to find.Sydney Jones's finely detailed illustrations are a