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By David Theodore Fyfe

First released in 1942, Theodore Fyfe's ebook on Cambridge structure used to be written to 'enable the customer to Cambridge to grasp the worth of the city and collage for illustrating the series of kinds in English architecture'. together with over fifty drawings of either well-known and lesser-known Cambridge architectural points of interest, and a thesaurus giving transparent definitions of technical architectural phrases, the e-book is still a important advisor for the fashionable customer. The advent outlines the crucial English architectural types, from Romanesque to Gothic to Renaissance, the sessions within which they flourished, and their major features. Fyfe then analyses over thirty chosen Cambridge examples intimately, together with an outline of the Perpendicular Gothic sort as exemplified on a grand scale via the world-famous King's university Chapel - 'the glory of Cambridge'.

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