Plas Mawr, Conway, N. Wales. BAKER Arthur and BAKER Herbert 1862-1946 Publisher: Printed and Published (For the Authors), by Farmer & Sons Publish Year: 1888 Publish Place: 1, Edwardes Terrace, Kensington, London, W. Illustrator: BAKER Arthur and BAKER Herbert Category: Miscellaneous, Foreign Travel, Antiquarian Book, History, Reference Book No: 007860 Status: For Sale Book Condition: Very Good Size: Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall Jacket Condition: Binding: Hardcover Book Type: Unknown Edition: Limited Edition Inscription: Unknown £500.00 Add to Basket Ask a question Refer to a friend Additional information A Subscribers copy, with 23 leaves of architectural plates VG, an edition limited to 200 copies, in its contemporary red cloth, bevelled edges, gilt coat of arms. Spine, faded gilt tooling & titles. Internally, yellow endpapers, , 5-62 pp, , 23 leaves of plates, with the edition statement loose as usual, a couple of leaf edges with some small red cloth stains, printed by Farmer & Sons, includes the list of subscribers (137), new endpapers, Ancestry & Pedigree lists of: of the Robert Wynnes, Dorothy Gryffith, Lord Mostyn etc. Cloth repair to spot at base of upper board, small binders label to fpd (Harrison & Son St Martins Lane), armorial bookplate to fpd (Thomas Colyer Colyer-Fergusson). (377*269 mm). Arthur and Herbert Baker, Honorary Architects to the Royal Cambrian Academy of Arts. Plas Mawr was built between 1576 and 1585 for the Welsh merchant Robert Wynn. The striking Elizabethan townhouse is regarded as one of the finest surviving examples of its type. Baker, Sir Herbert, architect and author. See ODNB.