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All the buildings* in London : *that I've drawn so far / by James Gulliver Hancock.

By: Hancock, James Gulliver [artist.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookNew York, NY : Universe Publishing, a division of Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2016Description: 72 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780789331120; 0789331128.Subject(s): Hancock, James Gulliver | Architecture -- England -- London -- Pictorial works | London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial worksGenre/Form: Illustrated works.Summary: "All the Buildings in London is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and streetscapes. Hancock's offbeat drawing style gives a sense of whimsical and delightful fun to his illustrations, while perfectly capturing each building's architectural details. This unusual combination of the artistic and the technical presents London's cityscape like never before. The book includes such beloved iconic buildings as St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace; the latest modern landmarks, such as the Shard and the London Eye; celebrated cultural institutions, such as the British Museum and Tate Modern; and other notable attractions, such as Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, as well as the bridges and docks along the river Thames. Also featured are the everyday buildings that may not be famous but whose stylishness or eccentricity make up an important part of London and its architectural landscape."--Amazon.com.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Londoners, travellers and dreamers will all love this one-of-a-kind volume on the well-loved city of London. All the Buildings in London is the perfect addition to the thriving market for London gift books. With playful illustrations of London's iconic buildings -- the Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and many more -- as well as a tour of London house architecture, this is a standout book on this city.

Following the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York and All the Buildings in Sydney , All the Buildings in London is a charmingly illustrated journey to London, told through one-of-a-kind architectural drawings, one building at a time. It is a truly stunning tour of this beautiful, stylish city with history and stories to tell throug its architecture. A great gift for adults and children, and anyone within the commonwealth.

"All the Buildings in London is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and streetscapes. Hancock's offbeat drawing style gives a sense of whimsical and delightful fun to his illustrations, while perfectly capturing each building's architectural details. This unusual combination of the artistic and the technical presents London's cityscape like never before. The book includes such beloved iconic buildings as St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace; the latest modern landmarks, such as the Shard and the London Eye; celebrated cultural institutions, such as the British Museum and Tate Modern; and other notable attractions, such as Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, as well as the bridges and docks along the river Thames. Also featured are the everyday buildings that may not be famous but whose stylishness or eccentricity make up an important part of London and its architectural landscape."--Amazon.com.

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