Sir Edwin Lutyens

   

Brown, Jane: Lutyens and the Edwardians 

c2lutyensandtheedwardiansAn analysis through the eyes of his clients. How to see his best buildings. The networking of friend and family in Edwardian England, which helped his career.

 

Edwards, Brian: Goddards, Abinger Common, Surrey

Describes a Lutyens house with Jekyll garden.

 

Hussey, Christopher: The Life of Sir Edwin Lutyens

Described as the finest architectural biography in the English language, with much detail on his life and work.

 

Lutyens, Emily: A blessed girl: Memoirs of a Victorian childhood

Daughter of The Earl and Countess of Lytton, of Knebworth, she became the wife of Edwin Lutyens. In the book, she recalls her early life, up to the time of her marriage.

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Lutyens, Mary: Edwin Lutyens, A Memoir

Memoir by his novelist daughter; Lutyens the man is revealed by her own memories and Lutyens voluminous correspondence.

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Percy, Clayre and Ridley, Jane editors: The letters of Edwin Lutyens to his wife Lady Emily

Edwin Lutyens was notably letter writer; many of his letters are illustrated by witty cartoons.

 

Richardson, Margaret: Sir Edwin Lutyens; Drawings from the Collection of the Royal Institute of Architects

Gives an excellent impression of the range of Lutyens achievements.

 

Richardson, Margaret: Sketches by Edwin Lutyens

Selection of Lutyens sketch designs, set in chronological order to illustrate the development of his career.

 

Sitwell, Sir George Sitwells on the Making of Gardens

Edwin Lutyens worked extensively on the Sitwell family home, Renishaw, Derbyshire; Gertrude Jekyll ‘issued her decrees on the garden beds’.

 

Sitwell, Sir Osbert: Great Morning

Volume 3 of the autobiography of Sir Osbert Sitwell, son of Sir George Sitwell. Edwin Lutyens worked extensively on the Sitwell family home, Renishaw, Derbyshire; Gertrude Jekyll ‘issued her decrees on the garden beds’.

 

Stewart-Wilson, Mary: Queen Mary’s Dolls House

The dolls house was built by Edwin Lutyens, with garden advice from Gertrude Jekyll, for Queen Mary. First shown at British Empire Exhibition in 1924.

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Weaver, Lawrence: Houses and Gardens by E.L.Lutyens

The author was architectural editor of Country Life and a collaborator of Gertrude Jekyll

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Wilhide, Elizabeth: Sir Edwin Lutyens – Designing in the English Tradition

The author demonstrates how each Lutyens house fits its setting, while the interiors and furnishings are equally apposite.

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