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Monmouthshire Houses

A Study of Building Techniques and Smaller House-Plans in the Fifteenth to Seventeenth Centuries

In Three Volumes

By Sir Cyril Fox and Lord Raglan

1951-4 - Cardiff - The National Museum of Wales

10.5" by 8"; 114pp [+ plates]; 135pp [+ plates]; 178pp [+ plates].

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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A set of hustorical reference books on Monmouthshire Houses.

Complete in three volumes.

Part I is Medieval, Part II is Sub-Medieval and Part III is Renaissance.

For the National Museum of Wales Welsh Folk Museum.

A survey of the smaller houses of rural Monmouthshire was carried out in 1941-48, and 470 of them, dating from about 1415 to 1700, were recorded.

The authors' aim has been to give to the farm-houses in this part of the country the same intensive and comparative study as has long been devoted to more elaborate buildings.

Changes in character and modes of construction took place about 1560 and again about 1600, and the record is being written up in three parts.

"More than a hundred years of scholarly research on English and Welsh domestic architecture has enabled the sequence of styles and the development of plan in medieval and renaissance times to be determined, and much work on the minutiae of moulding and ornament and their dating has been carried out."

CONDITION

In red cloth bindings in unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Dustwrappers are generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. There are some chips and closed tears to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean. There are ink library stamps to the verso of the title-pages. Overall: VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD dustwrappers.

 


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