Historic Cathedrals of England: A Classic Illustrated Guide

Release date: February 25, 2021
Author: Mark Bussler (Restoration)
Length: 214 Pages
Black and White with Glossy Color Cover
ISBN: 978-1592181087
MSRP: $21.95
Available from Amazon.com

Description

Take a fun and informative trip through the historic cathedrals of England with this delightful, classic guide from a bygone era.

Originally released as a prestigious rail-companion guide from England’s Great Western Railway Company in 1926, this classic book is filled with fascinating facts and illustrations for cathedral enthusiasts of all ages. Features:
– 148 digitally-restored photographs and drawings
– Restored 8 ½” x 11” pages
– Original contemporary page layouts
– Classic type font
– Digitally restored railway map with Cathedral locations
– Bold retro-style cover design

Period pre-war photographs and contemporary writing transport cathedral lovers back in time to the early 20th century for a guided tour of many of England’s most impressive cathedrals. Marvel at the history, construction, and forgotten facts surrounding some of the World’s most impressive architectural achievements.

Historic Cathedrals of England: A Classic Illustrated Guide is the perfect relaxing read and makes an ideal tour companion when visiting England. Additionally, it makes a great gift for that architecture-obsessed cathedral lover in your life!

Includes “Cathedrals and how to understand their architecture” and a contemporary map showing the castles, cathedrals, and abbeys serviced by the Great Western Railway in 1926.

Cathedrals Included:
– Westminster Abbey
– St. Paul’s Cathedral
– Southwark Cathedral
– Winchester Cathedral
– Salisbury Cathedral
– Bath Abbey
– Bristol Cathedral
– Wells Cathedral
– Exeter Cathedral
– Truro Cathedral
– Gloucester Cathedral
– Worcester Cathedral
– Hereford Cathedral
– Oxford Cathedral
– St. Woolos
– Llandaff Cathedral
– Brecon Cathedral
– St. David’s Cathedral
– Birmingham Cathedral
– Chester Cathedral
– Manchester Cathedral
– Liverpool Cathedral

About the Author:
Restoration process designer Mark Bussler is the founder of CGR Publishing and lead cover designer. He has written and illustrated more than 100 books, including Best of Gustave Dorè, 1939 New York World’s Fair: The World of Tomorrow in Photographs, 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair: The Pan-American Exposition in Photographs, Magnum Skywolf, Chicago’s White City Cookbook, Omega Ronin (2021) and more.

About the Publisher:
The CGR Publishing Restoration Workshop uses a vast array of computers and digital scanners to restore, preserve, and enhance the classic works of writers and artists from the 19th century. Each new release includes display-quality covers, enlarged covers, and retro fonts. Select books include Dante’s Inferno Retro Hell-Bound Edition, Gustave Dorè’s London: A Pilgrimage, The Complete Book of Birds, A Life of George Westinghouse, The Clock Book: A Detailed Illustrated Collection of Classic Clocks, The Aeroplane Speaks, and much more.

Available on Amazon.com
Available on Amazon.com