The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland

The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland

by James Howley, James Howley, Duncan Moss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300102259

ISBN-13: 9780300102253

Pub. Date: 02/02/2004

Publisher: Yale University Press

This entertaining and lovely book-the first to focus solely on follies and other garden buildings in Ireland-re-creates in word and image the wonder of these picturesque and fanciful architectural oddities.  See more details below

Overview

This entertaining and lovely book-the first to focus solely on follies and other garden buildings in Ireland-re-creates in word and image the wonder of these picturesque and fanciful architectural oddities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300102253
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/02/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Ch. 1Obelisks and Columns8
Ch. 2Grottoes and Shell Houses25
Ch. 3Hermitages and Rustic Arches38
Ch. 4Towers48
Ch. 5Gates and Lodges70
Ch. 6Forts and Sham Castles97
Ch. 7Ruins and Eye-catchers106
Ch. 8Gazebos and Summer-houses120
Ch. 9Temples136
Ch. 10Mausoleums169
Ch. 11Bridges182
Ch. 12The Eccentrics195
Conclusion216
Notes228
Gazetteer236
Bibliography244
Index247

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