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The memory palace : a book of lost interiors

The memory palace : a book of lost interiors

Author: Edward Hollis
Publisher: London : Portobello Books, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A dazzling tour through glorious interiors now lost to history. From Rome's Palatine to the old Palace of Westminster and from the sets of the MGM studios in Hollywood and the pavilions of the Crystal Palace to Hollis's own grandmother's sitting room, The Memory Palace is a glittering treasure trove of forgotten places and the people who made them their home."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hollis
ISBN: 1846273269 9781846273261
OCLC Number: 1002153926
Awards: Long-listed for Samuel Johnson Prize 2013 (UK)
Description: ix, 351 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Edward Hollis.


A brilliant, ambitious follow-up to The Secret Lives of Buildings, in which Hollis turns his focus from the great architectural constructions of the past and present to the now-vanished chambers they  Read more...


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