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The Country House Revealed: A Secret History of the British Ancestral Home

Dan Cruickshank - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Spanning the architectural history of the country house from the disarming Elizabethan charm of South Wraxall, the classical rigour of Kinross in Scotland, the majesty and ...
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The Royal Hospital Chelsea: The Place and the People

Dan Cruickshank - Architecture - 2004 - 192 pages
This is the story of the Royal Hospital, one of the architectural wonders of London and home of the much-revered, scarlet-coated Chelsea Pensioners. For more than three hundred ...
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London's Sinful Secret: The Bawdy History and Very Public Passions of London ...

Dan Cruickshank - History - 2010 - 672 pages
Georgian London evokes images of elegant mannered buildings, but it was also a city where prostitution was rife and houses of ill repute widespread in a sex trade that employed ...
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Architecture: The Critics' Choice ; 150 Masterpieces of Western Architecture

Dan Cruickshank - Architecture - 2000 - 352 pages
Divided into ten chapters, each dedicated to an architectural period andtyle, this lively, compact history provides a guided tour of the world'sreatest buildings.
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Dan Cruickshank’s Bridges: Heroic Designs that Changed the World

Dan Cruickshank - Architecture - 2010 - 384 pages
Dan Cruickshank’s personal, passionate and learned journey into the very awe-inspiring architectural icons which have transformed culture, society, industry and landscapes ...
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