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Castle by  David Macaulay - 1st Edition 1st Printing - 1977 - from Granada Bookstore  (Member IOBA) and Biblio.com

Castle

by Macaulay, David

Condition: Good/Fair


New York, New York, U. S. A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. First Edition (Number Line With The One Present). Bound In Green Cloth With Silver Lettering On The Spine. Text And Detailed Drawings Follow The Planning And Construction Of A "Typical" Castle And Adjoining Town In Thirteenth-Century Wales. The Book Has The Former Owner's Name And Phone Number At The Upper Edge Of The Ffep. A Small Round Book Store Sticker In The Same Area. The Jacket Is Worn And Has Small Chips And Tears.


The word itself conjures up mystery, romance, intrigue, and grandeur. What could be more perfect for an author/illustrator who has continually stripped away the mystique of architectural structures that have long fascinated modern man? With typical zest and wry sense of humor punctuating his drawings, David Macaulay traces the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town.


  • Bookseller: Granada Bookstore (Member IOBA) US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 031749
  • Title: Castle
  • Author: Macaulay, David
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0395257840
  • ISBN 13:9780395257845
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Place: New York, New York, U. S. A.
  • Date published: 1977
  • Pages: 74
  • Keywords: Castles - Juvenile Literature; Fortification - Juvenile Literature Architecture, Medieval, Europe
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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