The English Castle: 1066-1650

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Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
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10.07 X 1.83 X 11.49 inches | 7.04 pounds
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About the Author
John Goodall is the architecture editor of the weekly magazine Country Life.
"[This] book is not only handsome, but reassuringly substantial . . . informed and thoughtful . . . lavishly illustrated . . . [and] fascinating."--Stephen Brumwell, Wall Street Journal--Stephen Brumwell "Wall Street Journal "
"One could not ask for a better guide . . . Goodall is a fine, efficient storyteller. He deftly creates scene after scene in English political and castle history."--Daniel Taylor, Books and Culture--Daniel Taylor "Books and Culture "
Winner of the Large Format Illustrated Book of the Year Award for the 2011 Spear's Book Awards, in association with City Private Bank--Large Format Illustrated Book of the Year Award "Spear's Book Awards / City Private Bank "
"Impressive . . . a grand narrative . . . [with] a splendid selection of color photographs . . . Definitive."--David R./I>--David R. Conn "Library Journal "
"This is the best kind of art and architecture book."--Wall Street Journal (selection as a best nonfiction book of 2011)--Wall Street Journal
Shortlisted for the William M. B. Berger Prize for British Art History, as given by the Berger Collection Educational Trust and The British Art Journal -- (07/05/2012)
Winner of the 2013 Historians of British Art Book Prize in the Pre-1800 category, given by the Historians of British Art.-- (01/25/2013)
". . . this new volume by Goodall will be an indispensable reference and should be added to every library collection. It is a gorgeously produced book . . . written throughout in an accessible style. . . . Essential."--L./I>--L. Nees "Choice "