A lust for window sills

a lover"s guide to British buildings from portcullis to pebble-dash
  • 374 Pages
  • 3.63 MB
  • 4980 Downloads
  • English
by
Little, Brown , London
Architecture -- Great Britain -- History, Great Britain -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Hi
StatementHarry Mount.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA961 .M68 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination374 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23203514M
ISBN 101408700905
ISBN 139781408700907
LC Control Number2009286910

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Get this from a library. A lust for window sills: a lover's guide to British buildings from portcullis to pebble-dash. [Harry Mount]. A Lust for Window Sills, by Harry Mount While the book functions at one level as a useful primer, this is far too personal a guide to. Harry Mount may have a lust for window sills, but at the moment it is a love that dare not speak its name.

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A LUST FOR WINDOW SILLS tells us why and how. Harry Mount takes us on an engrossing tour of the nation\'s architecture, exploring the quirks, foibles and tiny details that make our buildings unique, and revealing the fascinating stories and anecdotes behind them along the way.

It is packed with intelligent tips Mounts is an irreverent entertaining guide - Thomas Marks, DAILY * ** 'I have been endeavouring to console myself with Harry Mount's rather brilliant book A LUST FOR WINDOW SILLS, reckoning that an ability to distinguish my Doric from my Ionic might distract from my festering pile.

It is damn fine stuff' *5/5(1). A Lust for Windowsills by Harry Mount: review. AM GMT 06 Nov Don't think of this as a book.

It's more of a stroll, a jaunt, possibly a meander, taking the.

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Harry Mount is the author of Amo, Amas, Amat and All That, his best-selling book on Latin, and A Lust for Window Sills - A Guide to British Buildings. A journalist for many newspapers and magazines, he has been a New York correspondent and a leader writer for the Daily Telegraph.

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Pepper Sill Our kitchen window sill looked like the perfect spot to place this pepper half for a photo shoot. Once painted, this piece made me think about window sills in general and wonder if there is any significant history to 'window sills'.

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Published in May by Viking. Harry's Mount's Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus Alma mater: Magdalen College, Oxford, Courtauld. The hens perched themselves on the window-sills, the pigeons fluttered up to the rafters, the sheep and cows lay down behind the pigs and began to chew the cud.

The two cart-horses, Boxer and Clover, came in together, walking very slowly and setting down their vast hairy hoofs with great care lest there should be some small animal concealed in. 28 Oct - Explore rebeccapicarell's board "Window sills" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Window sill, Windows and Internal window sill pins.

Just when you think you’ve made headway, you realize you forgot the blinds, windows and window sills. So you swipe the blinds with you fingers just to check, and dust flies.

You clean them first so as not to set of a dust storm by raising them while dirty. Once clean, you move them out of the way and set about to clean the windows and sills. A Lust for Window Sills by Harry Mount (Little, Brown,?) A LUST for Window Sills is from the Boris Johnson school of jolly scholarship, in which the author's classical and cultural education at some of our finest schools and universities is raided like the school tuck shop for goodies.In the book, Mount points out that an hour's walk from Smithfield to the National Gallery allows the curious to see every historic building style, and a trip up the M4 reveals some of our.

Harry Mount is the author of Amo, Amas, Amat and All That, his best-selling book on Latin, and A Lust for Window Sills - A Guide to British Buildings. A journalist for many newspapers and magazines, he has been a New York correspondent and a leader writer for the Daily Telegraph.4/5(2).