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Aberdeenshire free pdf The second of two books exploring the buildings of the north-east of Scotland, this volume surveys Aberdeen - the nation's third-largest city - and the southern area of Aberdeenshire, including the former county of Kincardineshire. Among Aberdeen's architectural highlights are the great medieval cathedral and burgh church of St Nicholas, the buildings of King's College, and magnificent civic, commercial and domestic buildings of the Victorian and Edwardian age. In addition, the book showcases not only Aberdeenshire's greatest houses and castles including Crathes, Craigievar and Balmoral, the royal family's Scottish estate, but also buildings and monuments as varied in scale and type as prehistoric hillforts, Georgian town houses, rural churches, fishing lodges and textile mills. Both volumes are comprehensively illustrated with specially commissioned colour photography.

About Joseph Sharples

Joseph Sharples studied Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art. His first job was with the Victorian Society in Manchester, followed by eleven years as curator at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool. He is author of the Liverpool city volume in the Pevsner Architectural Guides series and has held research posts at the University of Liverpool on the architectural patronage of the city's nineteenth-century merchants. He has worked most recently at Glasgow University as lead researcher on the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. David W. Walker took his degrees at the University of St Andrews, writing his doctoral thesis on Peddie

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Author : Joseph Sharples
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 03 November 2015
ISBN : 030021555X
EAN : 9780300215557
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 800 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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