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Barcode18011123509488
LocationCameron
TitleAbandoned Palaces / Michael Kerrigan.
AuthorKerrigan, Michael, 1959- author.
Call No728.82 K
CollectionAdult Non-Fiction
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 1782748628
International Standard Book Number 9781782748625 (Hardback)
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 779.4 23
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 728.82
Personal Name Kerrigan, Michael, 1959- author.
Title Statement Abandoned Palaces / Michael Kerrigan.
Imprint London : Amber Books Ltd, 2019.
Physical Description 224 pages ; 297 x 227 mm
Content Type still image sti rdacontent
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
Summary, Etc. Built to last, built to impress, built with style and grandeur - it is all the more remarkable when the most ostentatious of buildings fall into disrepair and become ruins. From imperial residences and aristocratic estates to hotels and urban mansions, Abandoned Palaces tells the stories behind dilapidated structures from all around the world. From ancient Roman villas to the French colonial hill station in Cambodia that was one of the final refuges of the Khmer Rouge, the book charts the fascinating decline of what were once the homes and holiday resorts of the most wealthy. Ranging from crumbling hotels in the Catskill Mountains or in Mozambique to grand mansions in Taiwan, and from an unfinished Elizabethan summerhouse to a modern megalomaniac's estate too expensive ever to be completed, the reasons for the abandonment of these buildings include politics, bankruptcy, personal tragedies, natural and man-made disasters, as well as changing tastes and fashions. With 150 outstanding colour photographs exploring more than 100 hauntingly beautiful locations, Abandoned Palaces is a brilliant and moving pictorial examination of worlds we have left behind.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Abandoned buildings Pictorial works.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Abandoned buildings. (OCoLC)fst01740987 fast
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Architectural photography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Architectural photography. (OCoLC)fst00813301 fast
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Palaces Pictorial works.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Palaces. (OCoLC)fst01051243 fast
Index Term-Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Index Term-Genre/Form Illustrated works. (OCoLC)fst01423873
Index Term-Genre/Form Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
Location PALAP 779.4 KER BLAIR BLAIRBED Public

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