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English Cottages

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The English are geniuses at mixing practicality with beauty, as this rich visual anthology of handsome cottages proves. Trace the evolution of these charming homes, from early railway cottages and "improvised" dwellings to model cottages erected by philanthropists and the bucolic follies dreamed up by 18th-century aristocrats. "The cottages are treasures, the eye is bewitc
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 28th 1993 by George Weidenfeld & Nicholson (first published January 1st 1982)
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Pete daPixie
Jul 11, 2011 Pete daPixie rated it liked it
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Here is a book that I have kept with my watercolours and paint brushes for quite a time. Therefore I admit that this publication is one which I just look at the pictures. Actually, the pictures are photographs taken by Tony Evans, and some of them look as though they could be watercolour paintings already.
From Northumberland to Norfolk and Cornwall to Kent, 'English Cottages' is exactly what it says on the tin. Text by Candida Lycett Green who is the daughter of John Betjeman, who also wrote the
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