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By David Theodore Fyfe

First released in 1942, Theodore Fyfe's e-book on Cambridge structure used to be written to 'enable the customer to Cambridge to understand the worth of the city and collage for illustrating the series of types in English architecture'. together with over fifty drawings of either well-known and lesser-known Cambridge architectural attractions, and a thesaurus giving transparent definitions of technical architectural phrases, the ebook continues to be a useful consultant for the fashionable customer. The creation outlines the central English architectural kinds, 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 variety as exemplified on a grand scale by way of the world-famous King's university Chapel - 'the glory of Cambridge'.

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