Indian Summer Lutyens, Baker and Imperial Delhi

Author: Irving, Robert Grant
Price: $110.00
Publisher Location: New Haven and London
Publisher: Yale Univ Press
Year Published: 1981
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Binding: Cloth
Edition: First Edition
A beautiful book on the building of imperial New Delhi, by the famed British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker, based extensively on unpublished documents. The Viceroy's mammoth house and the neighboring center of Government buildings (Secretariat and Legislative chambers) remain a stunning architectural achievement, with its connections to British rule now fading. Pages x, 406 with index. Unclipped dustjacket has no visible wear and is protected by a clear, mylar sleeve. Red cloth has a bit of edgewear but is clean and tight inside and out. No prior owner marks.
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