Birmingham"s Victorian and Edwardian architects

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Published by Oblong Creative for the Birmingham and West Midlands Group of the Victorian Society in Wetherby .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Architects -- England -- Birmingham -- Biography,
  • Architecture, Victorian -- England -- Birmingham,
  • Architecture, Edwardian -- England -- Birmingham,
  • Birmingham (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Phillada Ballard.
GenreBiography
ContributionsBallard, Phillada., Victorian Society. Birmingham and West Midlands Group.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA971.B5 .B57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 629 p. :
Number of Pages629
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24108292M
ISBN 100955657628
ISBN 109780955657627
LC Control Number2009512399
OCLC/WorldCa463643820

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Birmingham’s Victorian & Edwardian Architects. consists of an introductory essay by the Editor Dr Phillada Ballard and followed by 26 illustrated essays on individual architects and firms. The book can no longer be purchased from the publisher and is now only available from the Birmingham and West Midlands Group of the Victorian Society.

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