Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size (1976)
Book ID: 64526
Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size. London: Architectural Press, 1976. First Edition. Pp, 170. Folio. A fine bright copy in pictorial dust jacket.
Profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams.
A study of 17th, 18th and early 19th century houses of the middle size, which were once occupied by what one would nowadays call the middle class – minor gentry, prosperous farmers, manufactures & traders.
Maurice Craig was an Irish architectural historian & the author of several books on the architectural heritage of Ireland. During the late 1950s, Craig defended the Georgian architectural legacy of the city against development plans which would have destroyed the memory of “colonial Dublin” some 40 years after independence.