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  • Tiny Churches
    Tiny Churches (English, Hardback) Dixe Wills

    Discover 60 of Britain's most perfect diminutive churches that prove small is beautiful. Descriptive background text brings the history of each tiny church to life.

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  • Empire of Death
    Empire of Death (English, Hardback) Paul Koudounaris

    Takes the reader on an international tour of macabre and devotional architectural masterpieces in nearly 20 countries. This book brings together some of the world's most important charnel sites, ranging from the crypts of the Capuchin monasteries in Italy, to the strange tomb of a 1960s wealthy Peruvian nobleman.

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  • The History of England's Cathedrals
    The History of England's Cathedrals (Paperback) Nicholas Orme

    England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been written about their architecture, this book provides the first rounded account of the whole of their 1700 years from Roman times to the present day.

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  • Entryways of Milan - Ingressi Di Milano
    Entryways of Milan - Ingressi Di Milano (English, Hardback) Penny Sparke, Delfino Sisto Legnani

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  • Brunelleschi's Dome
    Brunelleschi's Dome (Paperback) Ross King

    His life was one of ambition, ingenuity, rivalry and intrigue - a human drama set against the plagues, wars, political feuds and intellectual ferments of Renaissance Florence, the glorious era for which the dome remains the most compelling symbol.

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  • Fifty English Steeples
    Fifty English Steeples (English, Hardback) Julian Flannery

    Presents a systematic survey of the fifty most important medieval parish church towers and spires in England, covering a period of some five hundred years. In this title, the introduction provides an overview of the technological and aesthetic development of towers and spires, and examines the evolution of their major architectural elements.

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  • How to Read Churches
    How to Read Churches (English, Paperback) Denis R. McNamara

    This handy, easy-to-carry book will provide the reader with a strictly visual approach to reading the architecture of the church.

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  • The Parthenon
    The Parthenon (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? This work tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

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  • The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England
    The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England (English, Paperback) Marcus Meulen

    The story of the wonderful brass eagle lecterns of England

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  • Unlocking the Church
    Unlocking the Church (English, Hardback) William Whyte

    Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful, that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.

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  • Buildings for Mission
    Buildings for Mission (English, Paperback) Nigel Walter, Andrew Mottram

    A money-saving handbook for all who care for and maintain church buildings, this practical and comprehensive guide provides expert advice from a leading church architect and an experienced heritage buildings specialist. They also show how church buildings can be tools for contemporary mission, packed with potential for community engagement.

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  • Rice's Church Primer
    Rice's Church Primer (English, Hardback) Matthew Rice

    The countryside, towns and cities of Britain are full of churches. They represent some of the most iconic, beautiful and occasionally bizarre buildings in the country. They have a lot to say about our history, our art and our ideas. But how do you read them? Through charming illustrations, Rice's Church Primer reveals the basic grammar and vocabulary of church architecture throughout the United...

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  • English Parish Churches and Chapels
    English Parish Churches and Chapels (English, Hardback) Matthew Byrne

    This book features photographic portraits and descriptions of some of the National Churches Trust's most spectacular and interesting churches from every period. It will appeal to those interested in church architecture and British heritage.

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  • Cathedrals of the Church of England
    Cathedrals of the Church of England (English, Paperback) Janet Gough

    Part of the Director's Choice series, short illustrated portraits are provided for each of the 42 English cathedrals.

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  • Romanesque Churches of Spain
    Romanesque Churches of Spain (English, Paperback) Peter Strafford

    The Romanesque churches in the northern half of Spain rival those of France for their distinctiveness and originality and for their remarkable sculpture. Built mainly between about 1000 and 1200, their styles vary greatly. 120 churches in Catalonia, Aragon, Navarre and the Basque Country, Cantabria, Castile, Leon, Asturias and Galicia are covered.

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  • The Red Monastery Church
    The Red Monastery Church (English, Hardback) Elizabeth S. Bolman

    The Red Monastery church is the most important extant early Christian monument in Egypt's Nile Valley, and one of the most significant of its period in the Mediterranean region. A decade-long conservation project has revealed some of the best surviving and most remarkable early Byzantine paintings known to date. The church was painted four times during the 5th and 6th centuries, and significant...

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  • Lichfield Cathedral
    Lichfield Cathedral (English, Paperback) Jonathan Foyle

    A biography of one of Britain's oldest cathedrals, authored by Dr Jonathan Foyle, an expert in medieval architecture. Third in the series about medieval English cathedrals.

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  • Mosques
    Mosques (English, Hardback) Leyla Uluhanli

    One of the most important and authoritative books to celebrate mosque architecture and Islamic design, featuring many new photographs commissioned for this volume.

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  • I Never Knew That About England's Country Churches
    I Never Knew That About England's Country Churches (English, Paperback) Christopher Winn

    This charming book takes you through the counties of England, exploring Saxon churches, reflective of simple faith; Norman churches with rugged arches and powerful pillars, stamping their authority, gothic churches with their soaring arches; Decorated and Perpendicular churches made glorious with Early English style and craftsmanship;

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  • How To Read A Church
    How To Read A Church (Hardback) Professor Richard Taylor

    '[a] gem of a book' SpectatorChurches and cathedrals were originally built to be read.How to Read a Church is a fascinating guide for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral.

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