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Honeywood file

H. B. Creswell

Honeywood file

an adventure in building

by H. B. Creswell

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • House construction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published London: Architectural Press, 1929.

    StatementH.B. Creswell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination226p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17352569M
    ISBN 100571058299

    Title Page; PREFACE; THE FILE IS OPENED; THE COMMISSION; SKETCHES AND ESTIMATES; CATASTROPHE OF THE TRIAL HOLES; PREPARATION FOR TENDERS; THE TENDERS GO WRONG; GRIGBLAY AND BRASH GET TO WORK; THE DISTRICT SURVEYOR INTERVENES; THE AFFAIR OF THE SPRING; TROUBLE WITH BRICKS; MORE DIFFICULTIES; BRASH ON BRICKS; . The first part of an adventure in building as seen through the imaginary correspondence file of an architect's office from the book by H. B. CRESWELL adapted and introduced by EDWARD MILLS, F.R.I.B.A. with Kathleen Helme Peter Claughton Feedback about THE HONEYWOOD FILE, BBC Home Service Basic, , 12 August

    Book reviews. These book reviews were originally published in C20 magazine and are in date order of review. Latest reviews Classic Books: The Honeywood File () and The Honeywood Settlement () by H B Creswell. These two books were recommended to me by David Heath, chair of our Casework Committee, who told me The Honeywood File was one of. In this first U.S. publication of a richly comic classic—originally published in England in the s—the pitfalls and vicissitudes of home building are presented in sharp and unforgettable detail, in the form of letters to and from the architect—a hapless young man named James Spinlove, who, in his valiant attempts to create the Honeywood mansion for Sir Leslie Brash, encounters a.

      The Honeywood File by H B Creswell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(30). Brash, Spinlove, the builder Grigblay and others are characters in The Honeywood File, written by the architect H.B. Creswell. 1 The book began life as a series of articles in The Architects’ Journal in the ’s and was published as a book in , followed by a sequel, The Honeywood Settlement in 2 The books give an entertaining.


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In this richly comic classic, first published in the s, the pitfalls and vicissitudes of home building are presented in sharp and unforgettable detail, in the form of letters to and from the architect, a hapless young man named James Spin-love, who, in his valiant attempts to create the Honeywood mansion for Sir Leslie Brash, encounters a motley collection of contractors, surveyors.

Although "The Honeywood File" was first published in and describes the construction of a country mansion for Sir Leslie Brash in the English county of Kent it deals primarily with human nature, and human nature does not change/5(22).

In this richly comic classic, first published in the s, the pitfalls and vicissitudes of home building are presented in sharp and unforgettable detail, in the form of letters to and from the architect, a hapless young man named James Spin-love, who, in his valiant attempts to create the Honeywood mansion for Sir Leslie Brash, encounters a motley Pages:   The Honeywood File has 2 ratings and 1 review.

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A sequel to The Honeywood File (originally published inand reissued by Academy Chicago in ), it takes the form of an epistolary novel.

Some of the great comic characters inhabit the pages of this book, and like all comedy, they contain more than a grain of truth/5(8).

A sequel to The Honeywood File (originally published inand reissued by Academy Chicago in ), it takes the form of an epistolary novel.

Some of the great comic characters inhabit the pages of this book, and like all comedy, they contain more than a grain of truth. Book reviews. Classic Books: The Honeywood File () and The Honeywood Settlement () by H B Creswell. Reviewed by Grace Etherington.

These two books were recommended to me by David Heath, chair of our Casework Committee, who told me The Honeywood File was one of the best books about the trials and tribulations of being an architect and the relationships between the parties involved.

THE HONEYWOOD FILE & SETTLEMENT by H B CRESWELL and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Honeywood File the Honeywood Settlement by Creswell H B - AbeBooks. The Honeywood Settlement: A Continuation of "The Honeywood File" by CRESWELL, H.B.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Honeywood File has 2 ratings and 1 review.

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The Honeywood File: The Honeywood Settlement. Creswell. Architectural Press, - Architectural practice - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. THE FILE IS OPENED page. 9: CATASTROPHE OF THE TRIAL HOLES.

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Decem - Published on "The Honeywood File" is composed in a series of letters between the architect and Sir Brash, a man interested in constructing his dream mansion in the county of Kent.

It is amusing, full of English humor and wit and easily transports the reader back to days of genteel manners and cordial letter-writing.5/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Creswell, H.B. Honeywood file ; The Honeywood settlement. London: Architectural Press, (OCoLC).

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Honeywood file by H. B. Creswell; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Architectural practice, England, Fiction, House construction; Places: England.A sequel to The Honeywood File (originally published inand reissued by Academy Chicago in ), it takes the form of an epistolary novel.

Some of the great comic characters inhabit the pages of this book, and like all comedy, they contain more than a grain of truth. The book tells, in the form of letters gleaned from an architect's files, the excitments and and disasters of designing.

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