English Cottages and Farmhouses by Olive Cook-Edwin Smith Photos-1982

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English Cottages and Farmhouses by Olive Cook-Edwin Smith Photos-1982

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$10.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 1980s

Materials

paper, fabric

This 205 page book has 177 photographs, 14 in color. Printed in Gt. Britain it shows her ability to show the relation between architecture and its social and geographical setting. Edwin Smith who trained as an architect is well known for his brilliant and loving photographs of buildings and landscapes, and his books almost magically record the special qualities of England.

Many of the black and white photographs show the architectural qualities of the old barns, and century old halls and the thatched roofs of cottages to manor homes.

An interesting tidbit from the book: "At Cowmire Hall, Carmel Fell, Lancashire, which bears a late 17th century date, the hayloft and cow byre conform to the design which emerged in Tudor times, but they are articulated in a way which is peculiar to regions with a heavy rainfall. The joists of the hayloft floor project as for a jetty and support and inclined stone slated roof.."

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5 out of 5 stars (118)

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