Despite Henry VIII's Dissolution, there are still hundreds of surviving monastic buildings in Britain, from forlorn fragments to majestic ruins such as Rievaulx, Lindisfarne and Tintern, many of which are in dramatic landscapes. Some cathedrals and abbeys were monastic foundations, and they still display their Romanesque and medieval architecture and masonry. Through text and colour photographs, this book presents a celebration of the monastic heritage of Britain.About the Author:
Derry Brabbs' professional career as a photographer spans nearly thirty years. He has worked on the worldwide best-seller James Herriot's Yorkshire, on seven books centred around the legendary author, Alfred Wainwright, and most recently on England's Heritage. He has also worked extensively with the Council for the Protection of Rural England.
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Descripción Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd, London, U.K, 1999. Cloth. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Nº de ref. de la librería 013956
Descripción WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110297824953
Descripción WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON, 1999. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0297824953