October 2017: HOMES FIT FOR HEROES: Another new book will be in the shops shortly. This continues the story from The Trench, showing the conditions which soldiers returning from the First World War had to face and the efforts made to improve their housing.
June 2017: GOTHIC REVIVAL ARCHITECTURE: My next new book will be available online and in the shops from
27th June 2017.
April 2017: HOW TO DATE BUILDINGS: My first new book for 2017 is now out in the shops. This easy reference guide can enable those without a technical knowledge of architecture to roughly date buildings by recognizing details on their exterior. Its packed with hundreds of photos and only costs £4.95. Go to the period House tab for more details.
My next book due out next spring will be a colourful, illustrated guide to the hidden world of our rooftops. It will show how roofs are made, why the different types of coverings are used and the wonderful range of decorative details which are a key feature of Victorian buildings. It will also include sections on chimneys, towers and the various forms of windows and lanterns fitted to illuminate the interior. The book will be of interest to any fan of British architecture and also homeowners who want to understand more about their own roofs.
MAGAZINES AND WEBSITES
You can also find some of my work in various magazines and websites.
These include the Property Investment website, www.propertyinvestmentsuk.co.uk which provides advise and information for those wanting to invest in homes new or old.
Go to http://propertyinvestmentsuk.co.uk/the-best-property-development-opportunities/
for an example.
My books are often reviewed in magazines, local and national newspapers with critics appreciating the approachable format and clearly labelled drawings.
(the review on the left was from the Sunday Telegraph).
BUYING MY BOOKS
Most of my books are available on www.amazon.co.uk and through local bookshops, leading garden centres and other retailers.
The full range is always in stock on my publishers web site:
Any questions with regards to the books and artwork click like on my facebook page, trevoryorke-author.
Alternatively contact my publisher:
SOMME BATTLEFIELD TOURS
If my book THE TRENCH has inspired you to learn more about life on the Western Front, then there is no better way to discover more than visit the actual sites and museums in Flanders and France. I would recommend James Power's Battlefield Tours. They are specialists in Self-Drive tours to the battlefields of THE SOMME & YPRES. Just click on the button below to browse his website.
HOMES FIT FOR HEROES:
The aftermath of the First World War 1918-1939
My new book will explain what happened to soldiers who had served in the First World War when the guns finally stopped firing. It will outline how they were demobbed, what life was like after the war and how the authorities tried to improve their situation by building new houses. It will include details on the home front during the war, the role of women, Addison Act houses and how to find out more about relatives once the war ended, Due to be released late October 2017.
£7.95/ 96 pages
YOU TUBE CLIPS
THE TRENCH: Life and Death on the Western Front
Britain's Railway Architecture and Heritage
Tracing the History of Houses
Victorian Gothic House Styles
Art Deco House Styles
Just visit youtube and put Trevor Yorke Books into the search box to find my other videos
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