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- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95
Interior and exterior views of 51 elegant homes in a variety of distinctive architectural styles. Sweeping staircases, cornices, chimney caps, fireplace mantels, and other details. 219 black-and-white plates. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95
Explore the homes and architecture of 17th-century early America. Original floor plans, illustrations, and photographs are partnered with detailed descriptions. Includes A Glossary of Colonial Architectural Terms . 120 illustrations, 33 plates. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.99
Little is known of Villard de Honnecourt, apart from the fact that his Sketchbook is one of the most treasured documents in art history. Active in the early part of the thirteenth century, the French artist produced remarkably accurate representations of diverse subjects that interested him: religious figures; insects, birds, dogs, and humans; architecture,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
Volume 2 of monumental 3-volume classic offers comprehensive and detailed coverage of architectural terms, individuals and national styles. Total in set: over 100 photographs and more than 1000 illustrations. Bibliography. more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 9.95
A complete reference to the classical orders of architecture, this magnificently illustrated volume covers the Greek, Roman, and Renaissance periods. In addition to its fully representative selection of works by Italian and French Renaissance architects, the collection features a fine series of measured drawings derived from still-extant monuments... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 19.95
This 1774 guidebook was a do-it-yourself manual for those who could not afford an architect's services. Annotated, meticulously rendered engravings depict cross-sections of chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, and other architectural details. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume identifies the five orders ? Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite ? and illustrates them in full-page elevational detail. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 21.95
Student's edition of Letarouilly's five-volume work brings Renaissance Rome's architectural splendors within the grasp of students and other readers. Includes plans, elevations, and details of buildings and monuments designed by Michelangelo, Peruzzi, Vignola, Bernini, others. more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.95
The great revolutionary architect's probing analysis of urban problems and their origins, and his bold solutions, which include the "Voisin" scheme for the center of Paris. Over 210 illustrations and halftones. more...
- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 25.00
The statesman and reformer James Oglethorpe was a significant figure in the philosophical and political landscape of eighteenth-century British America. His social contributions?all informed by Enlightenment ideals?included prison reform, the founding of the Georgia Colony on behalf of the "worthy poor," and stirring the founders of the... more...