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Introduction to Georgian architecture..

Albert E. Richardson

Introduction to Georgian architecture..

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Published by Art & Technics .
Written in English


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Pagination256p. :
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL20052766M

Steven Parissien describes the development of the Georgian style in Britain and its colonies from its introduction in the early 18th century through to the midth century. He devotes a chapter to each element of the Georgian house, including roofs, brickwork and stonework, doors and windows, staircases and fireplaces, mouldings and plasterwork.


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