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The Buildings of England: NOTTINGHAMSHIRE, Clare Hartwell, The Thoroton Society

25 September, 7:00 pm7:45 pm

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On Friday 25 September 2020, 7-7.45pm, Clare Hartwell, Yale University Press and Five Leaves are pleased to invite you to the online launch of The Buildings of England:

This is an online event (via Zoom).
Email events@fiveleaves.co.uk to register and get the event link.

Clare will give a brief talk about the book, and then will be in conversation with David Stewart, local historian and a Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. There will be an opportunity to submit your questions for Clare.

Nottinghamshire is published on 22nd September for £45. Copies can be ordered in advance via events@fiveleaves.co.uk: £40 collected or £45 inc. postage. Local history groups – 15% discount for orders of four or more.

 The first edition published in 1951 ran to a mere 248 pages with 95 black and white photographs; the new edition has 896 pages and 126 colour and 72 black and white illustrations. Interestingly, the 1951 book cost 3/6 whereas the new one retails at £45.

Nottinghamshire was singled out by Pevsner as one of the first three counties covered by the series. His account was updated by Elizabeth Williamson in a revised edition of 1979. Clare Hartwell’s greatly expanded successor volume, with lavish new photographs, maps and illustrations, will in turn become the standard companion to the county’s buildings, and an essential reference work.


25 September
7:00 pm–7:45 pm


Five Leaves Bookshop


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