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It is rather a lot a reference e-book with probably the most important English castles listed alphabetically. Beneath the itemizing is transient historic details about the model of chateau, its present situation, who owns it, whether or not it’s open to the general public and so forth. Backed up by plenty of pictures and flooring plans with simply over a dozen gorgeous color plates on the finish.
The introduction justifies the selection of castles included (there are over 4 hundred) and why some areas are extra represented than others. There may be an intensive glossary to the architectural phrases and a piece on the aim of the e-book and how you can use it. Though extremely detailed inside the symbols and abbreviations, this can be a very accessible e-book. It is fairly like studying a map when deciphering what options are on the panorama and chateau options.
It’s a tad too giant to maintain within the glove compartment of my automobile, however is is invaluable when going citadel hopping. All the knowledge wanted is there in a compact format and when cross-referenced with castles acquainted to me, all the pieces is there. A vital e-book for anybody concerned with historical past or structure and the attractive cowl will grace any e-book assortment. Extremely beneficial.
Revealed by Pen & Sword Historical past on 31 January 2024.
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