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Kent: North East and East
John Newman

The exceptionally rich architecture of eastern Kent is covered by this fully revised, updated, and expanded edition of John Newman’s classic survey, first published in 1969. This city of Canterbury is the county’s greatest treasure, and its glorious cathedral is the first mature example of Gothic architecture in England. The influence of Canterbury appears also in the remains of St Augustine’s 17th-century mission churches, and in sophisticated Norman carved work at churches such as Barfrestone. Kent is also a maritime county, and its coastal towns are excitingly diverse: the royal stronghold of Dover with its mighty medieval castle; the medieval port of Sandwich; and resorts large and small, from genteel Folkestone to ...

Pevsner Architectural Guides

2014   800 pp.  120 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300185065  $85.00 tx

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The Marble Index
Roubiliac and Sculptural Portraiture in Eighteenth-Century Britain
 



Rediscovering Architecture
Paestum in Eighteenth-Century Architectural Experience and Theory
 



Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Peterborough
 



Owning the Past
Why the English Collected Antique Sculpture, 1640–1840
 



James Northcote, History Painting, and the Fables
 



Gothic Wonder
Art, Artifice, and the Decorated Style, 1290–1350
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Anarchy & Beauty
William Morris and His Legacy, 1860–1960
 



Cultures Crossed
John Frederick Lewis and the Art of Orientalism
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George Frederick Bodley and the Later Gothic Revival in Britain and America
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Frank Browne
A Life through the Lens
 



Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and the World of Elizabethan Art
Painting and Patronage at the Court of Elizabeth I
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Sculpture Victorious
Art in an Age of Invention, 1837–1901
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John Singer Sargent
Figures and Landscapes 1908–1913: The Complete Paintings, Volume VIII
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Reynolds
Portraiture in Action
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Wasteland
A History
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Bruce Davidson/Paul Caponigro
Two American Photographers in Britain and Ireland
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Of Green Leaf, Bird, and Flower
Artists' Books and the Natural World
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The Duchess's Shells
Natural History Collecting in the Age of Cook’s Voyages
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Richard Wilson and the Transformation of European Landscape Painting
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Queen Caroline
Cultural Politics at the Early Eighteenth-Century Court
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