Title: Sicilian baroque
Publisher: Macmillan 1968-01-01
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Dust-jacket has begun to wear and fade. Slight tearing at the top and bottom of dust-jacket at spine, as well as on corners and edges of dust-jacket. Pages show some aging and yellowing. Binding tight. Some slight shelf wear. Does not contain any handwritten notes, markings, underlining or highlighting. Previous owner's neat ink signature "Daniel Gordon Murray" at the top of the half-title page.
Blunt was considered to be the "fourth man" of the Cambridge Five, a group of Cambridge-educated spies working for the Soviet Union from some time in the 1930s to at least the early 1950s.Blunt attended a summer school in Sicily in 1965, leading to a deep interest in Sicilian Baroque architecture, and in 1968 he wrote the only authoritative and in-depth book on Sicilian Baroque.