Churches. Explore The Symbols, Learn The Language Of Architecture, And Discover The History Of Churches.

Brittain-Catlin Timothy

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
Publisher: Collins
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2008
Edition: First Edition

Description: 255 pages. Book and Jacket appear to have hardly been read and are both in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Churches and cathedrals contain a wealth of fascinating architectural detail as well as symbols that are often hard to interpret. This insightful guide explores the extraordinary richness and diversity of features common to churches and cathedrals and explains their meaning as well as their significance to the building as a whole. The defining characteristics of key architectural eras over the centuries are also identified, including Norman, gothic, and classical. Whether a tiny parish church or a grand cathedral, this is the perfect resource for appreciating the traditions, meanings, and beauty of these important and sacred buildings.

ISBN: 9780007263066


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