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THE COMFORT OF THE PAST: BUILDING IN OXFORD AND BEYOND, 1815-2015. Steven Parissien. Paul Holberton Publishing, London, 2015. 200 pp. with 136 ills. (106 col.). 29 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781907372773 In English.
Publisher's description: This groundbreaking architectural history examines what people actually wanted in their institutional and private patronage over the last two centuries as opposed to what architects and theorists thought they should want -- as seen through the prism of Oxford's principal building contractor and craft practitioner, Symm & Company.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 166724
Hardcover $65.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

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