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The Resource Georgian London, John Summerson ; edited by Howard Colvin

Georgian London, John Summerson ; edited by Howard Colvin

Label
Georgian London
Title
Georgian London
Statement of responsibility
John Summerson ; edited by Howard Colvin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1904-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Summerson, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA970
LC item number
.S8 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1919-2007
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Colvin, Howard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Architecture, Georgian
  • London (England)
Label
Georgian London, John Summerson ; edited by Howard Colvin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-415) and index
Contents
1. Air-view -- 2. Foundation Stones: Taste -- 3. Foundation Stones: Wealth -- 4. The Mercantile Stronghold -- 5. The London House and its Builders -- 6. 'Fifty New Churches' and Some Others -- 7. Whig and Tory Landowners -- 8. Public Buildings and Private Palaces under George II -- 9. The Spirit and Practice of 'Improvement' -- 10. Architects of The Golden Age, 1763-1793 -- 11. Building during the French Wars, 1793-1815 -- 12. Great Estates: I -- 13. The Plans and Elevations of John Nash -- 14. Great Estates: II -- 15. Public Works after Waterloo -- 16. The Church and the State -- 17. Private Wealth and Public Architecture -- 18. A Note on Theatres -- 19. The Trail of Commerce -- 20. Greater Georgian London -- 21. The Ends of the Threads -- Epilogue: Image and Artifact, 1830-1988 -- App. Existing Georgian Buildings in the City and County of London
Control code
50738131
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 435 p.
Isbn
9780300089875
Isbn Type
(hardbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002151137
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Georgian London, John Summerson ; edited by Howard Colvin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-415) and index
Contents
1. Air-view -- 2. Foundation Stones: Taste -- 3. Foundation Stones: Wealth -- 4. The Mercantile Stronghold -- 5. The London House and its Builders -- 6. 'Fifty New Churches' and Some Others -- 7. Whig and Tory Landowners -- 8. Public Buildings and Private Palaces under George II -- 9. The Spirit and Practice of 'Improvement' -- 10. Architects of The Golden Age, 1763-1793 -- 11. Building during the French Wars, 1793-1815 -- 12. Great Estates: I -- 13. The Plans and Elevations of John Nash -- 14. Great Estates: II -- 15. Public Works after Waterloo -- 16. The Church and the State -- 17. Private Wealth and Public Architecture -- 18. A Note on Theatres -- 19. The Trail of Commerce -- 20. Greater Georgian London -- 21. The Ends of the Threads -- Epilogue: Image and Artifact, 1830-1988 -- App. Existing Georgian Buildings in the City and County of London
Control code
50738131
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 435 p.
Isbn
9780300089875
Isbn Type
(hardbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002151137
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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