Bath : Pevsner City Guide Paperback
Part of the Pevsner Architectural Guides: City Guides series
This title is a comprehensive architectural guide to Bath, England's finest Georgian city.
Full of new discoveries and lively descriptions of the city's notable buildings, the book features specially taken colour illustrations throughout and numerous easy-to-use walking maps.
The great set-pieces of Bath - the famous Pump Room, The Circus, Royal Crescent - are embedded in a graceful urban landscape developed by a long succession of gifted local architects.
The city's Roman roots are represented by the remains of its extraordinary baths, its medieval prosperity by the splendid Abbey.
Exquisite villas and terraces on the surrounding hills add further variety.
For all who share an interest in the buildings of Bath, from architect to historian, tourist to armchair traveller, this is a useful work.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, 60 illustrations, 120 colour pl maps
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 14/11/2003
- Category: Architecture
- ISBN: 9780300101775