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The Complete Guide to Living with Thatch

  • Livre Relié
  • 288 Nombre de pages
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Description

This has been completely revised, updated, extended and retitled to make it the definitive reference book on the subject. Previously titled 'Thatching and Thatched Buildings'.

Auteur

The author was born in Dorchester, in the heart of Thomas Hardy country and the great novelist and poet painted a portrait of his mother when he lived at Max Gate. Michael Billett has lived with his Australian wife and two daughters in many parts of Dorset including a restored eighteenth-century thatched cottage. His interests include architecture, antiques, wine and most sports, especially equestrian ones. A doctor of philosophy, he has written several books on countryside matters, including Thatching and Thatched Buildings, Thatched Buildings of Dorset, A History of English Country Sports, Highwaymen and Outlaws and Farmhouses and Cottages.



Texte du rabat

Guides the reader through the development of thatching, the materials used and the artistic work that creates the charm and beauty of a thatched roof.



Résumé
The Complete Guide to Living with Thatch contains a wealth of practical information and advice for all those who live in or who are contemplating buying a thatched house, old or new. It also provides a unique reference guide and record of the hundreds of attractive thatched villages and curiosities- to visit in the British Isles.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Complete Guide to Living with Thatch
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780709071587
ISBN: 978-0-7090-7158-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: The Crowood Press Ltd
Genre: Dendrologie et sciences de l`environnement
nombre de pages: 288
Poids: 626g
Taille: H226mm x B150mm x T26mm
Année: 2003