Cross Country – English Buildings and Landscape From Countryside to Coast

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 11 Mar 2011
In Cross Country photographer and author Peter Ashley unleashes his passion for Blightly. He takes us on an enlightening jaunt that encompasses England's most loved regions. This spans the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the North Cornwall coast and many other picturesque locations around England. The author and photographer travels deep into the country he cares about. His observations and photos illustrate local topography with a fresh pair of eyes, focusing in on many different highlights from country houses, local railway stations, teashops to classic inns.
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ISBN-13: 9780470686119
ISBN-10: 0470686111
Pagini: 240
Ilustrații: Illustrations
Dimensiuni: 193 x 254 x 19 mm
Greutate: 0.94 kg
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Chichester, United Kingdom

Public țintă

Cross Country is for anyone who loves England and has an interest in buildings in the landscape (the type of person who might be a member of the National Trust or English Heritage).


Introduction. Squirrels & Grapes: Southwest Cumbria. Books & Magpies: Herefordshire & Shropshire. Flint & Samphire: North Norfolk. Sheep & Shingle: Romney Marsh & Dungeness. Walls & Wool: North Cotswolds. Mud & Oysters: Essex Estuaries. Hedges & Signposts: Wiltshire-Dorset Borders. Fish & Tin: North Cornwall Coast. Bells & Whistles: High Leicestershire. Bibliography. Index.

Notă biografică

Peter Ashley is the author and photographer of Unmitigated England and More from Unmitigated England. He edited Railway Rhymes for the Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series and collaborated with Philip Wilkinson on books accompanying the BBC Restoration programmes, as well as The English Buildings Book, the ultimate guide to building types. In June 2009, he published his first book with John Wiley & Sons, Built for Britain: From Bridges to Beach Huts.