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English Ironwork of the XVIIth and XVIIIth Centuries
     

English Ironwork of the XVIIth and XVIIIth Centuries

by John Starkie Gardner
 

An English renaissance in the art of ironwork occurred during the 1600s and 1700s. In addition to its detailed, well-researched history and analysis, this volume features over 230 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Outstanding examples of the craft include gates, screens, railings, balconies, brackets, and other ironwork from scores of sites.

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An English renaissance in the art of ironwork occurred during the 1600s and 1700s. In addition to its detailed, well-researched history and analysis, this volume features over 230 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Outstanding examples of the craft include gates, screens, railings, balconies, brackets, and other ironwork from scores of sites.

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This volume focuses on the period of ironwork renewal, beginning with the reign of William and Mary and ending in the mid-eighteenth century. Two hundred-thirty black-and-white (copyright-free) photographs and illustrations depict gates, forcourt screens, railings, balustrades, balconies, stair ramps, grilles, lampholders, brackets, vanes, and other ironwork from great houses, castles, colleges, and inns throughout England. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486412436
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/22/2001
Edition description:
UNABRIDGED
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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