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By David Theodore Fyfe

First released in 1942, Theodore Fyfe's ebook on Cambridge structure was once written to 'enable the customer to Cambridge to understand the price of the city and college for illustrating the series of types in English architecture'. together with over fifty drawings of either recognized and lesser-known Cambridge architectural attractions, and a thesaurus giving transparent definitions of technical architectural phrases, the booklet is still a important consultant for the fashionable customer. The creation outlines the primary English architectural types, from Romanesque to Gothic to Renaissance, the sessions in which they flourished, and their major features. Fyfe then analyses over thirty chosen Cambridge examples intimately, together with an outline of the Perpendicular Gothic type as exemplified on a grand scale by means of the world-famous King's collage Chapel - 'the glory of Cambridge'.

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