Pevsner's Architectural Glossary

Second Edition

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January 10, 2017
144 pages, 4 3/4 x 8 1/2
32 color + 144 b/w illus.
ISBN: 9780300223682
Hardcover

With even more entries and more vocabulary words, this second edition of Pevsner’s Architectural Glossary covers the complete range of technical terms used in the storied guides.  Pevsner’s 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. 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. This clear and practical primer to looking at all the elements of buildings will enliven any architectural exploration.
Warwickshire, Revised and Enlarged

Nikolaus Pevsner and Alexandra Wedgwood

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Cornwall

Peter Beacham and Nikolaus Pevsner

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Cambridgeshire

Simon Bradley and Nikolaus Pevsner

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Derbyshire

Clare Hartwell, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Elizabeth Williamson

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Warwickshire

Chris Pickford and Nikolaus Pevsner

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Pevsner Architectural Guides: Introductions
Churches
An Architectural Guide

Simon Bradley

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Houses
An Architectural Guide

Charles O'Brien

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