A perfect pocket guide for visiting stately homes, cathedrals, castles and other old buildings in Britain. Separate sections divide architecture into six chronological periods, each with an introduction to the history of the period, brief notes on the architects and styles with typical examples of the buildings throughout Britain that are open to the public.
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This accessible pocket reference is the ideal guide to the architectural styles of Britain. In separate sections, David N. Durant presents British architecture in six chronological periods; within each section, there is an introduction to the history of the period, brief recognition notes on the architects, and styles and typical examples of some of the houses, churches, castles, and other buildings that are open to the public. Two hundred fine drawings illuminate famous as well as little-known buildings and their essential architectural features.About the Author:
David N. Durant lectures on architectural history and is the author of six books on the subject.
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Book Description Random House UK, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110091878039
Book Description Random House UK, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091878039