This classic guide ( 1st published in 1934) gives a brief account and detailed pictorial guide to every Church of England cathedral in England that existed at the time . Simply and concisely written to be read by anyone with an interest in the subject, the book features cathedrals ( listed alphabetically, not chronologically) from Durham and Canterbury through St Albans to Ripon and Southwark and York.
The full list of cathedrals covered are:
Bristol, Canterbury, Carlisle, Chester, Chichester, Durham, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Lichfield, Lincoln, London, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Ripon, Rochester, St Albans, Salisbury, Southwark, Southwell, Wells, Winchester, Worcester, York. Also the Parish church cathedrals of Birmingham, Blackburn, Bradford, Chelmsford, Coventry (pre-war building), Derby, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Portsmouth, St Edmundsbury, Sheffield and Wakefield.
Harry Batsford was the author of several books on life in Britain, including How to See the Country, The English Cottage and The Face of Scotland (all co-authored with Charles Fry), and was the chairman of the publisher B. T. Batsford from 1917 to 1952.
This copy shows moderate to heavy rubbing to the ( very colourful) 1930's dustjacket, especially spo to the upper spine. Dustdarkening to teh poage block, , the dustjacket is now in a clear plastic removable jacket protector.