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Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-232) and index.
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Front matter; Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Plates; Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a new apology for the builder; Building reputations: a genteel life in trade; Designing houses: the facade and the architecture of street and square; Decorating houses: style, taste and the business of decoration; Building sales: advertising and the property market; Conclusion: the builder rehabilitated?; Select bibliography; Index; Plates
This book advances a novel approach to a familiar eighteenth-century building type: the brick terraced house. Focusing on issues of design and architectural taste, it rehabilitates the reputation of the artisan communities of bricklayers, carpenters and plasterers responsible for its design and construction.
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