The Stones Of London

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The Stones of London
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Leo Hollis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The story of London, told through twelve of its most seminal buildings. 'Excellent ...this is an imaginative book that finds a convincing new way to tell the story of one of the most written-about cities in the world' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY 'Hollis has a fine eye for architecture, and engagingly
The Stones of Venice
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Language: en
Pages: 397
Authors: John Ruskin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1900 - Publisher: Library of Alexandria

Since the first dominion of men was asserted over the ocean, three thrones, of mark beyond all others, have been set upon its sands: the thrones of Tyre, Venice, and England. Of the First of these great powers only the memory remains; of the Second, the ruin; the Third, which
Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: F G Dimes, J. Ashurst
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
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One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings these disciplines together by the involvement of contributors with different experiences and approaches to the same material. Part one
Conservation of Building and Decorative Stone
Language: en
Pages: 447
Authors: Francis G. Dimes
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Routledge

One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings these disciplines together by the involvement of contributors with different experiences and approaches to the same material. Part one