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Victorian Architecture Diversity & Invention by James Stevens Curl

£148.00

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By means of a magnificent collection of illustrations and authorative text, Professor James Stevens Curl brings to life the great architectural achievements of the Victorians. They responded to unprecedented challenges and opportunities and met these with  confident,colourful, rumbustiously eclectic architecture.  Professor Curl deals with the palette of styles available to the Victorians: entirely new building types:novel materials; ecclesiastical buildings that, arguably, were superior to mediaeval exemplars;the responses of a vital society to contemporary challenges; and how they went further than anyone since Roman times to solve the problems of urban hygiene. 

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Author(s):
James Stevens Curl
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12" X 8 3/4" INCHES
Edition:
First edition 2007
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
635
Publisher:
SPIRE BOOKS OF READING

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By means of a magnificent collection of illustrations and authorative text, Professor James Stevens Curl brings to life the great architectural achievements of the Victorians. They responded to unprecedented challenges and opportunities and met these with  confident,colourful, rumbustiously eclectic architecture.  Professor Curl deals with the palette of styles available to the Victorians: entirely new building types:novel materials; ecclesiastical buildings that, arguably, were superior to mediaeval exemplars;the responses of a vital society to contemporary challenges; and how they went further than anyone since Roman times to solve the problems of urban hygiene. 

Author(s):
James Stevens Curl
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12" X 8 3/4" INCHES
Edition:
First edition 2007
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
635
Publisher:
SPIRE BOOKS OF READING

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