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Architecture in Britain, the Middle Ages

by Geoffrey Fairbank Webb

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Published by Penguin books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

The Pelican history of art edited by Nikolaus Pevsner, Z 12.

The Physical Object
PaginationXXII-234 p. et 192 p. de pl., fig., plans, couv. mobile ill. ;
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24401470M
OCLC/WorldCa458882929

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OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages illustrations, plates, plans 27 cm: Contents: The earliest churches --The Carolingian tradition --Anglo Norman Romanesque --Romanesque and early Gothic buildings other than churches --Early Gothic --Developed English Gothic --The decorative consequences of Westminster Abbey --The genesis of English late.

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