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Title: A Vision of Britain - a Personal View of Architecture
Description: London, Doubleday. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 038526903X). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy (Fine apart from light creasing to some later pages) with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. A large format volume of 160 pages, profusely illustrated. HRH The Prince of Wales publicly voiced his feelings about postwar trends in architecture for the first time in a speech to the Royal Institute of British Architects in May 1984. His hard-hitting phrases - 'monstrous carbuncle' (of the National Gallery extension and 'giant glass stump' (of the Mansion House Square project) - alerted the nation to his deep concern about the effect some modern architecture has had on the environment and on people's lives, and opened a major public debate. In this book the Prince develops and expands his views. PLEASE NOTE: A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.09 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST 1. Near Fine/Very Good.

Keywords: The Prince of Wales, Modern Architecture, Monstrous Carbuncle, National Gallery Extension, Mansion House Square Project 038526903x

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 007977

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