Item Number: 107860
Title: Pevsner's Architectural Glossary
Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus
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Description: New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010. 24cm., hardcover, 144pp., 41 b&w illus., 53 color photos. Publisher's summary : Pevsnerís famous designations E. E. and Perp. are among the terms clearly explained in this informative glossary drawn from the vocabulary of the Buildings of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland volumes. And anyone who has wondered how a headstop relates to a hoodmould or what a squich looks like will find their understanding and enjoyment of architecture enhanced by knowledge of its components, styles, and ornament. Many of the entries are supported by line drawings specially commissioned for the series, and photographic sections provide an attractive sequence illustrating stylistic developments in both religious and secular architecture. This clear and practical primer to looking at all the elements of buildings will enliven any architectural exploration. (Pevsner Architectural Guides)
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