The Archaeology of Buildings :: Richard Morriss

The Archaeology of Buildings :: Richard Morriss soon to be presented for sale on the tremendous BookLovers of Bath web site!

Stroud: Tempus , 2004, Paperback.

A Later Printing. Contains: Black & white photographs; Diagrams; Glossary; Exploded drawings; Plans;

From the cover: The study of buildings whether out of sheer interest or to assist planning decisions is a branch of archaeology which is distinct from both archaeology and architectural history, yet allied to both.

The first need in understanding any building is to understand the fabric the materials and the way they are used in the construction. So individual sections are devoted to stone, brick, and timber-framing, plus shorter sections on other materials such as thatch, iron, clay and glass. The various clues left by the builders, in carpenters or masons marks for example, and the…

Very Good. Gift inscription to the head of the title page.

194 pages. Index. Bibliography. TRade Paperback (9¾” x 6¾”).

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I persuade you to have a look at more books within my Archaeology catalogue?

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