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Briggs, Martin S. (Martin Shaw) 1882-1977

Overview
Works: 272 works in 673 publications in 3 languages and 6,766 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Encyclopedias  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Terminology  Pictorial works  Church history  Personal narratives‡vBritish 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NA5461, 720.9
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Most widely held works about Martin S Briggs
 
Most widely held works by Martin S Briggs
Everyman's concise encyclopaedia of architecture by Martin S Briggs( Book )

39 editions published between 1959 and 1978 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque architecture by Martin S Briggs( Book )

27 editions published between 1912 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architect in history by Martin S Briggs( Book )

33 editions published between 1927 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The homes of the pilgrim fathers in England and America (1620-1685) by Martin S Briggs( Book )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wren, the incomparable by Martin S Briggs( Book )

16 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muhammadan architecture in Egypt and Palestine by Martin S Briggs( Book )

24 editions published between 1924 and 1974 in English and Italian and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puritan architecture and its future by Martin S Briggs( Book )

13 editions published between 1945 and 1964 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture in Italy, a handbook for travellers and students by Martin S Briggs( Book )

9 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men of taste, from Pharaoh to Ruskin by Martin S Briggs( Book )

13 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goths and Vandals; a study of the destruction, neglect, and preservation of historical buildings in England by Martin S Briggs( Book )

16 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of the building crafts by Martin S Briggs( Book )

10 editions published between 1925 and 1970 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Wren by Martin S Briggs( Book )

12 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English farmhouse by Martin S Briggs( Book )

15 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building to-day by Martin S Briggs( Book )

24 editions published between 1943 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathedrals; with seventy-four illustrations by photographic reproduction and seventy-four drawings by Martin S Briggs( Book )

9 editions published between 1924 and 1926 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of cathedrals, basilicas and abbey churches is the architecture of those church buildings which are usually of large size, including most cathedrals, and follow one of several branching traditions of form, function and style that stem initially from Early Christian traditions of the Roman Empire. Cathedrals in particular, as well as many abbey churches and basilicas, have certain complex structural forms that are found less often in parish churches. They also tend to display a higher level of contemporary architectural style and the work of accomplished craftsmen, and occupy a status both ecclesiastical and social that an ordinary parish church does not have. Such a cathedral or great church is generally one of the finest buildings within its region and is a focus of local pride. Many cathedrals and basilicas, and a number of abbey churches are among the most renowned works of architecture on the planet. The earliest large churches date from the Roman Empire. As Christianity and the construction of churches and cathedral spread throughout the world, their manner of building was dependent upon local materials and local techniques. Different styles of architecture developed and their fashion spread, carried by the establishment of monastic orders, by the posting of bishops from one region to another and by the travelling of master stonemasons who served as architects. The styles of the great church buildings are successively known as Early Christian, Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, various Revival styles of the late 18th to early 20th centuries and Modern. Overlaid on each of the academic styles are the regional characteristics. Some of these characteristics are so typical of a particular country or region that they appear, regardless of style, in the architecture of churches designed many centuries apart
Architecture by Martin S Briggs( Book )

8 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pictorial guide to cathedral architecture by Martin S Briggs( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magic in stone by Josef Sudek( Book )

9 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Egypt in war-time by Martin S Briggs( Book )

12 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heel of Italy, a study of an unknown city by Martin S Briggs( Book )

11 editions published between 1910 and 2010 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Briggs, Martin S.

Briggs, Martin S. b. 1882

Briggs, Martin S. (Martin Shaw), b. 1882

Briggs, Martin Shaw

Briggs, Martin Shaw 1882-

Briggs, Martin Shaw b. 1882

Martin Briggs architectural historian

Martin Briggs Brits architectuurhistoricus (1882-1977)

Martin Briggs historiador de la arquitectura

Martin S. Briggs

Martin Shaw Briggs

ブリッグス, M. S

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