Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Castle

by Stephen Biesty

Hardcover, 1994

Status

Available

Local notes

940.1 Bie

Barcode

6598

Collection

Publication

Dorling Kindersley (1994), Edition: 1st, 32 pages

Description

Working from plans of an actual 14th century European castle, Stephen Biesty has sliced the building into various cross-sections, each one teeming with life and detail.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

32 p.; 10.89 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member maryhs
Delightful...mostly historically accurate, but this beekeeper cringes each time she looks at the drawing of a supposedly medieval beekeeper wearing a 19th century veil and supposedly opening a skep as if on hinges. But skeps were essentially solid-walled baskets -- they had to be destroyed to be
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harvested. That was the whole point of the 19th century innovations that led to the modern Langstroth hive!
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Pages

32

Rating

(35 ratings; 4.3)
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