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A Guide to the Architecture of London

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From Sir Christopher Wren’s churches to the Roman city wall of St. Pancras station, London boasts an array of impressive buildings from different periods. Every one worth seeing is right here in these pages: over 1,000 structures, along with street-finder maps showing their exact location and more than 1,100 photographs and illustrations. All the entries appear in chronolo ...more
Hardcover, 496 pages
Published October 6th 2009 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson (first published May 1st 1992)
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Sitatunga
Feb 23, 2013 Sitatunga rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: london, architecture
Pevsner with illustrations - comprehensive, beautifully photographed, well organised, judiciously selected and absorbingly appended with an examination of the evolution of the London street pattern, its squares and the great estates which built them, this is a must for the connoisseur and dilettante alike, as well as an eye-opener for those of us who spend too much time in Oxford Street and other dreary thoroughfares, unaware of the riches that lie just an alleyway away or even above our heads. ...more
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The museum and technical institution were inventions of the nineteenth century, and this dense area represents the Victorian passion for cataloguing and analysing the world.
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