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5 edition of American Castles found in the catalog.

American Castles

A Pictorial History

by Amy Handy

  • 343 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by New Line Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Castles,
  • Palaces, chateaux, country houses,
  • Professional Practice,
  • Architecture,
  • USA,
  • Domestic,
  • History - General,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • ART, AMERICAN_HISTORY,
  • Architecture / History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8749946M
    ISBN 101577170687
    ISBN 109781577170686
    OCLC/WorldCa48940065

    American royalty doesn't have beheading power, but its dedication to extravagance would make Henry VIII hurl a turkey leg in envy. America has some of the most intriguing "castles" in the world.   Apart from people and policies, the book is about battles - above all Jutland in , when "58 moving castles of grey steel" engaged in the North Sea, inflicting terrible injury but without a.

      A guide to some of the most historical and picturesque castles in England: A “big, luscious bookFor travelers as well as history buffs” (Booklist).For almost one thousand years, England’s castles have been the settings of siege and battle, dens of Brand: Skyhorse Publishing. Big Book of Knights and Castles The Middle Ages--the era of brave knights, majestic castles, and royal pageantry--comes to vivid life in this exciting book. Young readers will discover how a castle was built, how knights were chosen and more!

      The American Dream sometimes includes castles. When it does, no expense is spared. Unlike the castles of Europe and Asia, American castles have no history worth mentioning except for perhaps their stories of rugged individualists' wild dreams s:   Castles tell the history of lands that throughout the centuries have been ravaged by war; they range from centuries-old defensive towers made from bare stone to resplendent residences built by 18th- and 19th-century monarchs and magnates. In the defense or 5/5(2).


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This is a nice hardback book with beautifully photographed pictures of the "MAJOR" USA Castles (or mansions).

Please note that most of the photos in this book are of the exteriors. There are many other mansions still around in the USA, but this book contains the most well-known "mansions",photographed on /5(10).

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