The Seven Periods of English Architecture
by Edmund Sharpe
Publisher: E. & F. N. Spon 1888
Number of pages: 138
The object of the present treatise is to present at a single glance a comprehensive view of the History of English Church Architecture from the Heptarchy to the Reformation, and to do this in a manner, which, without taxing too seriously the memory of the student, may enable him to fix in his mind the limits, and the general outline of the inquiry he is about to enter upon.
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