The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, 1840-1

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Seller: grandeagleretail (723,063) 99.5%, Location: Fairfield, Ohio, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 160669648098 The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, 1840-1856 by Phoebe B. Stanton Estimated delivery 3-12 business days Format Paperback Condition Brand New Description With meticulous research and carefully chosen illustrations, Phoebe Stanton here explores the influence of the English Gothic revival on American church architecture in the mid-nineteenth century, arguing that this fundamentally conservative movement provided a foundation for a new aesthetic. Examining the writings of the movement's leading proponents as well as a variety of important buildings, Stanton offers a comprehensive survey of the architectural principles and models that became most influential in America. She also confirms the importance of the Cambridge Camden Society, which provided the theoretical atmosphere and practical examples that helped to establish new standards of excellence in American architecture. Publisher Description In this fully illustrated book, Phoebe Stanton explores the influence of the English ecclesiological Gothic revival on American church architecture in the mid-19th century, arguing that this fundamentally conservative movement provided a foundation for a new aesthetic in American architecture. Although the Gothic revival had already made a modest beginning in the United States, an understanding of English theory and English models were prerequisites to American development of the Gothic style. Examining the theoretical expression of English revivalism in the writings of the movements leading proponents as well as a variety of influential buildings themselves, Stanton offers a comprehensive survey of the architectural principles and models that were most influential in America. Author Biography Phoebe B. Stanton is emeritus professor of art and architectural history at the Johns Hopkins University. Details ISBN 0801856221 ISBN-13 9780801856228 Title The Gothic Revival and American Church Architecture: An Episode in Taste, 1840-1856 Author Phoebe B. Stanton Format Paperback Year 1997 Pages 376 Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press Dimensions9.9 in. x 0.9 in. x 7 in. GEItemID:9096548; About Us Grand Eagle Retail is the ideal place for all your shopping needs! With fast shipping, low prices, friendly service and over 1,000,000 in stock items - you're bound to find what you want, at a price you'll love! Shipping & Delivery Times Shipping is FREE to any address in USA. Please view eBay estimated delivery times at the top of the listing. Deliveries are made by either USPS or Courier. We are unable to deliver faster than stated. International deliveries will take 1-6 weeks. NOTE: We are unable to offer combined shipping for multiple items purchased. This is because our items are shipped from different locations. Returns If you wish to return an item, please consult our Returns Policy as below: Please contact Customer Services and request "Return Authorisation" before you send your item back to us. Unauthorised returns will not be accepted. Returns must be postmarked within 4 business days of authorisation and must be in resellable condition. Returns are shipped at the customer's risk. We cannot take responsibility for items which are lost or damaged in transit. For purchases where a shipping charge was paid, there will be no refund of the original shipping charge. Additional Questions If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us. Categories Baby Books Electronics Fashion Games Health & Beauty Home, Garden & Pets Movies Music Sports & Outdoors Toys Condition: Brand New, ISBN-13: 9780801856228, Publication Year: 1997, Language: English, Format: Paperback

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