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An outline of European architecture

Author: Nikolaus Pevsner
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; Baltimore : Penguin Books, 1963, 1974 printing, ©1943.
Series: Pelican books, A109.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th ed. reprinted (with rev. bibliography)View all editions and formats
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One of the most widely read books on European architecture, Nikolaus Pevsner's landmark work was first published in 1942. Through several revisions and updates during Pevsner's lifetime, it continued to be a seminal essay on the subject, and even after his death, it remains as stimulating as it was back in the mid-twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolaus Pevsner
ISBN: 0140201092 9780140201093
OCLC Number: 2208913
Notes: Sir Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983) was one of the twentieth century's most learned and stimulating writers on art and architecture. He established his reputation with Pioneers of Modern Design, though he is probably best known for his celebrated series of guides, The Buildings of England, acknowledged as one of the great achievements of twentieth-century scholarship. He was also founding editor of The Pelican History of Art, the most comprehensive and scholarly history of art ever published in English.
Description: 496 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Pelican books, A109.
Responsibility: Nikolaus Pevsner.

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One of the most widely read books on European architecture, Nikolaus Pevsner's landmark work was first published in 1942. Through several revisions and updates during Pevsner's lifetime, it continued to be a seminal essay on the subject, and even after his death, it remains as stimulating as it was back in the mid-twentieth century.

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