The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland (Paperback)
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The Follies and Garden Buildings of Ireland (Paperback)

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Paperback 270 Pages / Published: 19/03/2004
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This entertaining and lovely book-the first to focus solely on follies and other garden buildings in Ireland-re-creates in word and image the wonder of these picturesque and fanciful architectural oddities.
"A work of sustained scholarship and relish for the subject."-Patricia Craig, Times Literary Supplement
"A feast of ephemeral architectural embellishment."-House and Garden
"[A] pioneering book. . . . It is beautifully designed and the well researched text is accompanied by excellent measured drawings and wonderful photographs. The volume is a delight to peruse, a veritable encyclopedia of the extraordinary and the fantastic."-Roger Stalley, The Irish Times
"A major achievement."-Deborah Singmaster, Architects' Journal

Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300102253
Number of pages: 270
Weight: 1198 g
Dimensions: 271 x 217 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"James Howley's pioneering book is based on strenuous fieldwork, carried out over many years. The volume is a delight to peruse, a veritable encyclopaedia of the extraordinary and the fantastic." Roger Stalley, The Irish Times

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