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CHURCHES: AN ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE. Simon Bradley. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016. Pevsner Architectural Guides. Pevsner Introductions. 192 pp. with 156 ills. (103 col.). 23 x 13 cm. ISBN 9780300215533 In English.
Publisher's description: This accessible book is for anyone who would like to understand more about the architectural history of English churches. Clear and easy to use, the text explains the key components of church architecture -- stylistic developments, functional requirements, regional variations, and arcane vocabulary. Readers can equip themselves to explore historic churches knowledgeably, evaluate dates and restoration phases, interpret stained glass and monuments, and make their own discoveries. Written by one of the editors of the Pevsner Architectural Guides and distilling years of experience visiting churches, the book includes explanations of how to learn more from building plans, tips for further research, searching for clues, and analyzing the evidence.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 170850
Hardcover $20.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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