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The English Castle: 1066 - 1650

£24.99

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From coast to coast, the English landscape is still richly studded with castles both great and small. As homes or ruins, these historic buildings are today largely objects of curiosity. For centuries, however, they were at the heart of the kingdom's social and political life. 'The English Castle' is a riveting architectural study that sets this legion of buildings in historical context, tracing their development from the Norman Conquest in 1066 through the Civil Wars of the 1640s. In this magnificent, compellingly written volume, which includes over 350 illustrations, John Goodall brings to life the history of the English castle over six centuries. In it he explores the varied architecture of these buildings and describes their changing role in warfare, politics, domestic living and governance.

First edition hardback from 2011, with jacket cover. Good condition, no staining or creasing on pages or page block. Colour plates and photographs all clear. Jacket has significant tear on its front cover, however, reducing the overall value.

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Author(s):
John Goodall
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25 x 29 x 5
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780300110586
Number of pages:
548
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
The English Castle: 1066 - 1650

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From coast to coast, the English landscape is still richly studded with castles both great and small. As homes or ruins, these historic buildings are today largely objects of curiosity. For centuries, however, they were at the heart of the kingdom's social and political life. 'The English Castle' is a riveting architectural study that sets this legion of buildings in historical context, tracing their development from the Norman Conquest in 1066 through the Civil Wars of the 1640s. In this magnificent, compellingly written volume, which includes over 350 illustrations, John Goodall brings to life the history of the English castle over six centuries. In it he explores the varied architecture of these buildings and describes their changing role in warfare, politics, domestic living and governance.

First edition hardback from 2011, with jacket cover. Good condition, no staining or creasing on pages or page block. Colour plates and photographs all clear. Jacket has significant tear on its front cover, however, reducing the overall value.

Author(s):
John Goodall
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25 x 29 x 5
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780300110586
Number of pages:
548
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Title:
The English Castle: 1066 - 1650

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