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Religious buildings

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The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Gothic Architect

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The Invention of Melbourne: A Baroque Archbishop and a Gothic Architect...

Jaynie Anderson, Max Vodola, Shane Carmody

Art & Architecture; History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Individual architects & architectural firms; Religious buildings

Hardback

Defines the relationship between an architect of genius, William Wardell, and the first Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne,... [more]

$54.99

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

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Treasures of Westminster Abbey

Tony Trowles

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Religious buildings; Museums & museology; History

Hardback

New edition of this exploration of one of Brtiain's greatest buildings. [more]

$39.99

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals

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Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cathedrals...

Guillaume de Laubier

Photographs: collections; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs

Hardback

A breathtaking survey of beautiful churches and cathedrals from acclaimed photographer Guillaume de Laubier [more]

$85.00

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

Gijs van Hensbergen

Architecture; Religious buildings; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Paperback

Exquisite... A wonderment of an essay about a wonderment of a building'... [more]

$21.99

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

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How to Look at Stained Glass: A Guide to the Church Windows of England

Jane Brocket

Art & Architecture; Stained glass: artworks; Decorative arts; Religious buildings; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The magical qualities of stained glass have an enduring appeal, but church windows tend to be ignored as a form of creative... [more]

$26.99

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)

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Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)...

Caroline Williams

Religious buildings; History of religion; Islam; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

A new, fully revised edition of this perennially popular guide to Cairo's Islamic monuments [more]

$54.99

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Unlocking the Church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space

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Unlocking the Church: The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space

William Whyte

Religious buildings; History of architecture; History; Social & cultural history; Church history

Hardback

Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and... [more]

$38.95

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

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The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

Gijs van Hensbergen

Architecture; Religious buildings; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Hardback

A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous – and most famously unfinished – buildings in... [more]

$29.99

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Churches of the Church of England

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Churches of the Church of England

Janet Gough

Religious buildings; History; Anglican & Episcopalian Churches, Church of England

Paperback

Following on from Cathedrals of the Church of England , this book explores a comprehensive range of religious institutions,... [more]

$29.99

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After the Fire: London Churches in the Age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and Gibbs

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After the Fire: London Churches in the Age of Wren, Hooke, Hawksmoor and...

Angelo Hornak

Religious buildings; History of architecture; History

Hardback

A stunning history of London Churches built after the Great Fire [more]

$149.95

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Exploring Britain's Churches and Chapels: Inspirational Journeys of Discovery

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Exploring Britain's Churches and Chapels: Inspirational Journeys of Discovery...

AA Publishing

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Travel & holiday guides

Hardback

This practical and inspirational guide has been produced in association with the National Churches Trust, to help you discover... [more]

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The Parthenon

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The Parthenon

Mary Beard

Religious buildings; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology

Paperback

The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin... [more]

$23.99

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The Architecture of Roman Temples: The Republic to the Middle Empire

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The Architecture of Roman Temples: The Republic to the Middle Empire

John W. Stamper (University of Notre Dame, Indiana)

History of art: ancient & classical art; Religious buildings; History

Paperback

This book examines the development of Roman temple architecture from its earliest history to the reigns of Hadrian and the... [more]

$56.95

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The 50 Greatest Churches and Cathedrals of Great Britain

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The 50 Greatest Churches and Cathedrals of Great Britain

Sue Dobson

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

An inspiring tour of the highlights of the most-loved churches, abbeys and cathedrals of the United Kingdom. [more]

$22.99

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Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium

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Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium

Bissera V. Pentcheva

Religious buildings; History of architecture; History; Orthodox & Oriental Churches

Paperback

Examines the aesthetic principles and spiritual operations at work in Hagia Sophia. Drawing on art and architectural history,... [more]

$69.00

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The Pantheon: From Antiquity to the Present

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The Pantheon: From Antiquity to the Present

Tod A. Marder, Mark Wilson Jones

Religious buildings; History

Paperback

Treats the Pantheon from the unique perspective of its construction history, survival, and reception through history. [more]

$48.95

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The Secret Language Of Churches & Cathedrals

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The Secret Language Of Churches & Cathedrals

Richard Stemp

Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

Paperback

Who is depicted in that stained glass window? What is the significance of those geometric figures? Why are there fierce-looking... [more]

$35.00

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

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The Sistine Chapel: Paradise in Rome

Ulrich Pfisterer, David Dollenmayer

Art & Architecture; Renaissance art; Religious subjects depicted in art; Religious buildings; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

This scholarly but concise and accessible account of the decoration of the Sistine Chapel examines the history and explains... [more]

$43.99

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I Never Knew That About England's Country Churches

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I Never Knew That About England's Country Churches

Christopher Winn

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Church history; Travel writing

Paperback

This charming book takes you through the counties of England, exploring Saxon churches, reflective of simple faith; Norman... [more]

$23.95

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The Basilica of St Francis in Assisi

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The Basilica of St Francis in Assisi

Gianfranco Malafarina, Chiara Frugoni

Art & Architecture; Religious buildings

Hardback

Founded in 1228, the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi is the burial place of the well-known saint and the mother church of... [more]

$120.00

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The Vatican Heresy: Bernini and the Building of the Hermetic Temple of the Sun

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The Vatican Heresy: Bernini and the Building of the Hermetic Temple of the...

Robert Bauval, Chiara Hohenzollern

Religious buildings; Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought

Paperback

Reveals how the largest Sun Temple in the world, built according to Hermetic principles, is located at one of Christianity's... [more]

$32.95

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The Pinecone

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The Pinecone

Jenny Uglow, Jenny Uglow

Religious buildings; Biography; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Sarah Losh, strong-willed and passionate, an architect and an intellectual who dumbfounded critics with her genius and originality.... [more]

$24.99

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The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit: At the Monastery of St. Paul in Egypt

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The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit: At the Monastery of St. Paul in Egypt...

William Lyster

Religious buildings; Religion & beliefs; Religious communities & monasticism

Hardback

St. Paul is generally considered the first Christian hermit, and the monastery built around his cave in Egypt is one of the... [more]

$250.99

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Carlisle and Cumbria: Roman and Medieval Architecture, Art and Archaeology

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Carlisle and Cumbria: Roman and Medieval Architecture, Art and Archaeology...

Mike McCarthy

Religious buildings; History; Archaeology by period & region

Paperback

In 2001 the annual conference of the British Archaeological Association was held in Carlisle, a choice that was influenced... [more]

$75.99

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How To Read A Church

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How To Read A Church

Professor Richard Taylor

Religious subjects depicted in art; Architecture; Religious buildings

Paperback

'[a] gem of a book' SpectatorChurches and cathedrals were originally built... [more]

$32.99

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