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English cathedrals illustrated.
“This series of monographs has been planned to supply visitors to the great English Cathedrals with accurate and well illustrated guide books at a popular price. The aim of each writer has been to produce a work compiled with sufficient /5(7). This is a list of cathedrals in England and Wales and the Crown Dependencies of the Isle of Man, Gibraltar and those in the Channel Islands, by and intended cathedrals are listed separately. A cathedral church is a Christian place of worship that is the chief, or "mother" church of a diocese and is distinguished as such by being the location for the cathedra or bishop's seat.
This series of monographs has been planned to supply visitors to the great English Cathedrals with accurate and well illustrated guide-books at a popular price. The aim of each writer has been to produce a work compiled with sufficient knowledge and scholarship to be of value to the student of Archæology and History, and yet not too technical in language for the use of an ordinary visitor or. English cathedrals, including Canterbury, Durham, Winchester and York, are the greatest collective work of art and architecture in Britain, reflecting over a thousand years of history. This book presents an account of their foundation, construction and decoration - their architectural history - and also of who used them and what happened in them.
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This work was reproduced from the original artifact. English Cathedrals and Abbeys Illustrated Hardcover – January 1, by J Pennington (Author) See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: J Pennington.
The book is a comprehensive survey and covers all English cathedrals. The illustrations are on occasions scant and don't show the best features of the cathedrals but this doesn't detract from the enjoyment. Ruth rated it liked it Shelves: non-fiction/5. This book contains a great deal of pertinent information about the history, people and architecture of the English Cathedrals.
I bought this book when it was out of print in hardback for twice of what it is selling for now. I was fortunate enough to take a guided tour with this author this past Fall. The book is my "bible" for England's cathedrals/5(28).
Full disclosure, I only read the portions of the book having to do with the English Cathedrals I will see on my upcoming tour Cathedrals of England.
The well-illustrated book strives to chart the history of Gothic cathedrals, which had innovations, which borrowed elements that had worked well elsewhere. It fulfills that mission/5. Gloriously illustrated throughout, England's Cathedrals not only offers us a companion to England's Thousand Best Churches, This is a competent guide to all the well-known English cathedrals along with some of the less prominent ones, covering 53 in total.
There is a map at the start of the book showing locations and a list of star ratings /5(). The Gothic Cathedral focuses on the interaction between design and the requirements of patrons, following the creative processes of architects by reconstructing the problems and opportunities which faced them.
Christopher Wilson presents the. Clear, accessible, and superbly illustrated, this book should be essential reading for visitors to English cathedrals.
The book has no rival in serious and accessible literature. Anyone interested in cathedrals should have it on their shelves. --(David Rollason, Professor Emeritus of Early Medieval History, Durham University)5/5(7).
A beautiful coffee table book. Each cathedral has a whole page photo of the nave, which will particularly appeal to architecture and heritage enthusiasts. There is some writing, but mostly this is a visual book. It would perhaps make a good gift for non-English readers/visitors who might appreciate a piece of English history/5(12).
texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries English cathedrals and abbeys, illustrated by Pennington, John. Publication date Topics Cathedrals, Abbeys, Cathedrals Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.
Includes index The South and South-east -- The West and South Pages: the book is a wonderful pictorial of some of the great cathedrals and would be classified, i would imagine, as a coffee table piece.
my disappointment is that i would have wished to see many more famous cathedrals of europe that have so much history and less verbage about fewer/5(30). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
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Full text of "English cathedrals illustrated". The English medieval cathedrals are one of the wonders of the world.
But who made them, and why. This fascinating new history of England's cathedrals explores a previously unconsidered view of these extraordinary creations: as constantly-changing structures created by a rich brew of ancient rituals, beliefs, personalities and politics - a living window on to the past/5(31).
‘Clear, accessible, and superbly illustrated, this book should be essential reading for visitors to English cathedrals and for anyone with an interest in them.
The author sets out their history from the beginning to the present, with a sympathetic and highly informed appreciation of them not only as architectural structures but also as places.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bond, Francis, English cathedrals illustrated. London, G. Newnes; Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Co., “Cathedral: The Story of Its Construction”, which was actually the first of Macaulay’s books, explores the wonders of a cathedral’s assembly. Like Macaulay’s other works, “Cathedral” is an oversize children’s picture book filled with glorious hand-drawn black and white “pen and ink” illustrations wh Children may wonder where /5.
Bell's Cathedrals of England. This series of monographs has been planned to supply visitors to the great English Cathedrals with accurate and well illustrated guide books at a popular price. The aim of each writer has been to produce a work compiled with sufficient knowledge and scholarship to be of value to the student of archæology and.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bond, Francis, English cathedrals illustrated.
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