WorldCat Identities

Beard, Geoffrey 1929-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 388 publications in 2 languages and 7,381 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Dictionaries  Biography  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: NA997.A4, 720.924
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Most widely held works by Geoffrey Beard
The work of Robert Adam by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

39 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, a visual survey of much of Adam's work, provides ample material for a critical appraisal of the development of Adam as architect and designer."--Jacket
Stucco and decorative plasterwork in Europe by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

30 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craftsmen and interior decoration in England, 1660-1820 by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of Christopher Wren by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

23 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over het werk van de Engelse architect (1632-1723)
Georgian craftsmen and their work by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text covers biographies of craftsmen from all of Great Britain and Italy but only describes the work they created in England
The work of Grinling Gibbons by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International modern glass by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decorative plasterwork in Great Britain by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a classic work on the history of decorative plasterwork which is an essential part of the British country house
The National Trust book of English furniture by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The work of John Vanbrugh by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de Engelse architect John Vanbrugh (1664-1726)
Upholsterers and interior furnishing in England, 1530-1840 by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A special feature of this book is the inclusion, in an appendix, of forty-four important original documents which reinforce Dr Beard's well-researched arguments. This documentation, described as 'one of the great contributions to furniture history of the post-war period' demonstrates the preoccupation with the quest for status and comfort through the decoration of houses. A lively and authoritative chronicle of the production of fine furnishings in England, this book is not only a history of upholstery but also provides essential material for all interested in furniture and the specialized use of textiles."--Jacket
The National Trust book of the English house interior by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English furniture, 1500-1840 by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compleat gentleman : five centuries of aristocratic life by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven van de Britse gentleman vanaf ca. 1500, met enige aandacht voor zijn Amerikaanse tegenhanger
Modern glass by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

11 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of English furniture makers, 1660-1840( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern ceramics by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Adam's country houses by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lake District, a century of conservation by Geoffrey Berry( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteenth century cameo glass by Geoffrey Beard( Book )

5 editions published in 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The work of Grinling Gibbons
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Decorative plasterwork in Great BritainUpholsterers and interior furnishing in England, 1530-1840Dictionary of English furniture makers, 1660-1840
Alternative Names
Beard, G. W. 1929-

Beard, G. W., 1929-2015

Beard, G. W. (Geoffrey William), 1929-

Beard Geoffrey

Beard, Geoffrey 1929-

Beard, Geoffrey W.

Beard, Geoffrey W., 1929-2015

Beard, Geoffrey William

Beard, Geoffrey William, 1929-2015

Geoffrey W. Beard

Languages
English (252)

German (9)