Pevsner's Architectural Glossary: Second Edition (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Introductions)

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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.

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Generously illustrated with diagrams and color photography, this revised edition covers all of the vital architectural terms, explained in clear language.

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"Brisk, beautifully illustrated chapters outlining the main stylistic developments in polite architecture"—Paul Stamper, British Archaeology (Paul Stamper British Archaeology 2017-05-01)

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