home
 
British
 
 
New & Notable

Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Peterborough
Charles O'Brien and Nikolaus Pevsner

Bedfordshire is one of the smallest English counties but encompasses great variety in landscape and architecture. Its major monument is Woburn Abbey, one of the finest Georgian country houses in England, and the influence of the estate is widely felt in the model housing and schools in the county’s villages. Its many other attractions range from the churches of the market towns of Bedford, Leighton Buzzard, and Ampthill to the majestic gardens at Wrest Park. Such variety is also to be found in Huntingdonshire and Peterborough, famous not only for the cathedral and the spires of the stone medieval parish churches scattered across its remote and intimate landscape but also for vast and stately Burghley House and Vanbrugh’s Kimbolton Castle. T...

Pevsner Architectural Guides

2015   800 pp.  120 color + 80 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300208214  $85.00 tx

458 books to browse, currently displaying 1-20
AWARD-WINNING TITLES

< previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  . . .  18  19  20  21  22  next >




British Silver
State Hermitage Museum Catalogue
 



Arts & Crafts Stained Glass
 



The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities
An Anglo-Irish Country House Museum
 



George Romney
A Complete Catalogue of His Paintings
 



The People's Galleries
Art Museums and Exhibitions in Britain, 1800–1914
 



Samuel Palmer
Shadows on the Wall
 



Aberdeenshire: North and Moray
 



A Natural History of English Gardening
1650–1800
 



Rediscovering Architecture
Paestum in Eighteenth-Century Architectural Experience and Theory
 



National Gallery Technical Bulletin
Volume 35, Joshua Reynolds in the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection
 



Machine Age Modernism
Prints from the Daniel Cowin Collection
 



Durham Cathedral
History, Fabric, and Culture
 



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



Frank Browne
A Life through the Lens
 



George Frederick Bodley and the Later Gothic Revival in Britain and America
 



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
 



Anarchy & Beauty
William Morris and His Legacy, 1860–1960
 



Cultures Crossed
John Frederick Lewis and the Art of Orientalism
 

< previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  . . .  18  19  20  21  22  next >