Stone in Traditional Architecture

Stone in Traditional Architecture

By: David Campbell (author)Hardback

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Description

A sweeping overview of traditional stone architecture that graces the landscapes of many nations. Over 350 vivid color photos show buildings ranging from simple stone homes and practical farm buildings to imposing town halls and vaulting cathedrals. The extensive text explains the history, styles, and techniques of the stone cutters' and masons' arts. Also included is a practical, instructional handbook; it teaches the crafts of masonry and stone cutting as they have been practiced across the centuries. This book will be a treasure for the builder, art historian, and everyone with a passion for stone structures.

About Author

David Campbell received his doctorate in history from the University of Calgary, specializing in military history. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and teaches history at Mount Saint Vincent University and Saint Maryas University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764336140
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9780764336140
  • weight: 1400
  • ISBN10: 0764336142

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