Inigo Jones, the first English classical architect, was famous in his own time and was the posthumous sponsor of the Palladian movement of the eighteenth century. First published in 1966, it reassessed Jones's life and career, cleared away the myths of attribution
that surrounded his work and reassigned to him projects that had disappeared from his legacy.
John Summerson, a writer and lecturer on British architectural history, was curator of Sir John Soane’s Museum in London. Howard Colvin, emeritus fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, is the author of Architecture and the After-Life and A Biographical Dictionary
of British Architects 1600-1840, both published by Yale University Press.
• 148 pages
• ISBN: 9780300082449