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1 Airs, Malcolm The Tudor & Jacobean Country House A Building History
Surrey, England Bramley Books 1998 1858338336 / 9781858338330 First Edition Thus Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Cover is glazed boards, with dust jacket in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos, diagrams and charts. "The English country house in its landscaped setting was one of the most exciting and original cultural developments of the sixteenth century. Liberated from the need to build for defence by the establishment of domestic peace and financed by a buoyant economy, the Tudor and Jacobean aritstocracy indulged themselves in a frenzy of competitive building which radically changed the face of the countryside...an architectural legacy of unsurpassed beauty and mellow charm..." This was period in which the 'Prodigy Houses' were erected, many of them extant. Foreward by Mark Girouard. Sections are: The Builders; The Building Process; Materials; The Workmen; Conclusion; Index. Great book, following in the tradition of Girouard, Summerson, Colvin, et al. Must have for anyone interested in this period and topic; have a copy on my shelf! ; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10; 240 pages 
Price: 33.75 USD
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2 Airs, Malcolm The Tudor & Jacobean Country House A Building History
Surrey, England Bramley Books 1998 1858338336 / 9781858338330 First Edition Thus Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Cover is glazed boards, with dust jacket in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photos, diagrams and charts. "The English country house in its landscaped setting was one of the most exciting and original cultural developments of the sixteenth century. Liberated from the need to build for defence by the establishment of domestic peace and financed by a buoyant economy, the Tudor and Jacobean aritstocracy indulged themselves in a frenzy of competitive building which radically changed the face of the countryside...an architectural legacy of unsurpassed beauty and mellow charm..." This was period in which the 'Prodigy Houses' were erected, many of them extant. Foreward by Mark Girouard. Sections are: The Builders; The Building Process; Materials; The Workmen; Conclusion; Index. Great book, following in the tradition of Girouard, Summerson, Colvin, et al. Must have for anyone interested in this period and topic; have a copy on my shelf! ; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 10; 240 pages 
Price: 33.75 USD
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