English Architecture: A Concise History (World of Art)

English Architecture: A Concise History (World of Art)

by David Watkin
     
 

Every generation needs its own history of English architecture: new facts are discovered and time's perspective brings different facets into prominence. David Watkin here provides a concise and highly readable outline of the whole story, from Saxon times to the present, centered on buildings that people can actually see today. 309 illus.

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Every generation needs its own history of English architecture: new facts are discovered and time's perspective brings different facets into prominence. David Watkin here provides a concise and highly readable outline of the whole story, from Saxon times to the present, centered on buildings that people can actually see today. 309 illus.

"Admirable...There are plenty of lively subjective judgements and they seem to me to be almost without exception sound." --Alec Clifton-Taylor, The Connoisseur

"Every page is a pleasure to read...The ideal book for all who want to learn more about a remarkably rich national inheritance." --House and Garden

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500201718
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
02/28/1985
Series:
World of Art Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.63(d)

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