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Old English Interiors (Classic Reprint)

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 174 Seiten
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Excerpt from Old English InteriorsNoteworthy examples, such as Haddon and Hardwick Halls, Sutton Place, Longleat, Hatfield and Bu... Weiterlesen
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Noteworthy examples, such as Haddon and Hardwick Halls, Sutton Place, Longleat, Hatfield and Burghley Houses, Ightham Moat and Warwick Castle have been carefully preserved and maintained - as we hope they will be for a long time to come - by their owners and their sucessors, but, for one reason or another, many others have been removed or destroyed. When I became interested in decorative art many years ago, I was impressed by the almost criminal ignorance which resulted in the ruthless sacrifice of work of this description. The housebreaker, for instance, was gifted with so little knowledge, that much valuable material and many models worthy of being placed in our national museums were thrown away or broken up, things beyond price, in the sense that once lost they can never be replaced. Time was when they were so lightly regarded as to be offered me for a few shillings. We have changed all that now, but the models I secured then have now proved to be of inestimable value.

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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Titel: Old English Interiors (Classic Reprint)
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EAN: 9781330872994
ISBN: 1330872991
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 174
Gewicht: 242g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T9mm
Jahr: 2015

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