Text and illustrations trace the history of castles in Great Britain from early Iron Age fortifications through the elaborate constructions of the Middle Age. Also discusses the various parts of a typical castle, their uses, and the everyday life of its inhabitants.
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Highly commended for the Carnegie Medal, this book describes the development of castles in Britain. Every castle mentioned has been photographed and the author has "completed" the present day ruins by drawing in how they would have looked.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # PL01343267B
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, Harmondsworth, United Kingdom, 1981. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Good, paperback. Generally clean, bright and tight. Slight marks but otherwise in good condition. Wear to ends of spine and corners. Owner's name inside front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 058981
Book Description Penguin, 1981. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). Illustrated throughout. 224 pages 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide. Robust packaging. Bookseller Inventory # 077524
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0140057471I5N00
Book Description Penguin Books, New York ., 1981. Glossy Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Oversized 224pp including glossary, chronological table, and index Illustrations Photographs Diagrams Maps A fascinating account of everything you've every wanted to know about castles Light underlining in book. Bookseller Inventory # 79014