signed first edition Small quarto: blue cloth in dust jacket; 192 pages
1967 · [Newcastle Upon Tyne
by DALE, Antony
[Newcastle Upon Tyne: Oriel Press Limited, 1967. Second Edition. Revised with new illustrations and recently-discovered drawings. Signed presentation from Dale on the front endpaper: "Recalling with pleasure our association at Paris. Antony Dale. 18/3/68." Also, with the signature of F.O. Brew on the same page. Antony Dale is an author, historian and conservationist. He founded the Regency Society in 1945 and was its honorary secretary for 45 years. Among his many achievements, he led the fight to save Brunswick Square and Adelaide Crescent from demolition and spearheaded the campaign to stop the gardens of Regency Square being turned into an over-ground car park. He died in 1993, aged 81. This book is a study of the architecture, planning, development, and social life of the famous resort during the first half of the nineteenth-century. Small quarto: blue cloth in dust jacket; 192 pages. Illustrated.. Very Good (covers bright; contents clean & tight); some rubbing, wear & short tears (few internal mends with clear archival tape) d/j.
(Inventory #: 57268)