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The Seven Lamps of Architecture

The Seven Lamps of Architecture by John Ruskin
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In August of 1848, John Ruskin and his new bride visited northern France, for the gifted young critic wished to write a book that would examine the essence of Gothic architecture. By the following April, the book was finished. Titled The Seven Lamps of Architecture, it was far more than a treatise on the Gothic style; instead, it elaborated Ruskin’s deepest convictions of the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. The book was published to immediate acclaim and has since become an acknowledged classic.
Electric Book Company; January 1998
304 pages; ISBN 9781598757521
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Title: The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Author: John Ruskin
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