London: John Murray, 1861. First edition from a leading proponent of the Gothic Revival and head of the Ecclesiological Society (successor to the Cambridge Camden Society) which examines medieval cathedrals and how the various design elements can be applied to the construction of nineteenth century cathedrals in Britain and its colonies, including Australia and islands in the Caribbean. A heavily illustrated work, with a frontispiece and fifty additional illustrations.
8vo. x, 282pp. Very good in contemporary half-leather over marbled boards, all edges marbled, bound without the Murray catalog, boards and leather are rubbed and bumped, closed tear at top of spine, large but tasteful early twentieth century inscription on flyleaf. Item #266