Winkles's compendious collection of illustrations of ecclesiastical architecture, a work influential in inspiring the 19th century Gothic revival in architecture in Britain. With additional illustrated titles and numerous tissue-guarded plates throughout. The drawings made from sketches taken expressly for this work by Robert Garland, architect. With an historical and descriptive account by Thomas Moule. Volumes I and II, A third volume was published later. Vol 1 covers Lincoln, Chichester, Ely, Peterborough,Norwich, Exeter, Bristol and Oxford. Vol 2 coversSalisbury, Canterbury, York, St. Paul's Wells, Rochester and Winchester.
Both volumes are bound in brown cloth with some bumping of the corners, but otherwise sound. Pages are generally clean with a little foxing.