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Pevsner's Architectural Glossary (Hardcover) (Nikolaus Pevsner)

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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.
Number of Pages: 144
Genre: Architecture, Reference
Series Title: Pevsner Architectural Guides: Introductions
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Nikolaus Pevsner
Language: English
Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 51527031
UPC: 9780300223682
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5277
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