Historical information

This 1961 set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica was issued to Robin Boyd in acknowledgement of his contribution, the entry on 'Residential Architecture'. It consists of seven pages of text and four black and white pages of plates that cover the history of residential architecture. There are subsections on many time periods: Primitive, Egyptian, Western Asiatic, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical, Colonial, Victorian, 20th Century and Asiatic.


Robin Boyd's contribution to Volume 19 of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Physical description

24 Hardcover bound volumes

Inscriptions & markings

There is a certificate inside the front cover of Volume 01, issued to Robin Boyd for contributing to the Encyclopedia, Volume 19.