The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780300102253
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication date: 2/2/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 270
  • Sales rank: 1,517,762
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Obelisks and Columns 8
Ch. 2 Grottoes and Shell Houses 25
Ch. 3 Hermitages and Rustic Arches 38
Ch. 4 Towers 48
Ch. 5 Gates and Lodges 70
Ch. 6 Forts and Sham Castles 97
Ch. 7 Ruins and Eye-catchers 106
Ch. 8 Gazebos and Summer-houses 120
Ch. 9 Temples 136
Ch. 10 Mausoleums 169
Ch. 11 Bridges 182
Ch. 12 The Eccentrics 195
Conclusion 216
Notes 228
Gazetteer 236
Bibliography 244
Index 247
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