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PEVSNER'S ARCHITECTURAL GLOSSARY. Second edition. Nikolaus Pevsner. Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016. Pevsner Architectural Guides. Original edition published 2010 {Worldwide 140152}. 176 pp. with 120 ills. (52 col.). 22 x 12 cm. ISBN 9780300223682 In English.
Publisher's description: 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.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Several Periods — Architecture
Plans: 71,55
Worldwide Number: 173405
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