Lost Treasures of Britain: Five Centuries of Creation and Destruction.
Author was formerly Director of Victoria and Albert Museum, and National Portrait Gallery. This beautiful museum-quality book is full of color photos showing treasures that are lost, or in the process of failing. Sir Roy Strong asks hard questions about our fascination with the past and wonders if we are sacrificing current creativity to preservation. 9 X 11 1/2. London: 1990. 232 pgs, hb, dj. NEW. $25.00