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Classical Architecture (First American Edition)

By: Adam, Robert

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1991

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 042914

ISBN: 0810931664

Condition: Like New


First American Edition. Black cloth. Illustrated. Private library mark. 319pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.Classical architecture has its origins in simple houses and plain little temples built by the early peoples of the Mediterranean region. From these unselfconscious beginnings, classical style found perfect expression in the Doric and Ionic temples of the Greek city-states. The excellence of classical design is such that it has endured for more than two thousand years as the ideal of Western architecture. Moreover, the vocabulary of classical architecture-from acanthus to zoo... View more info

The Decorative Work of Robert & James Adam. Being a Reproduction of the Plates Illustrating Decoration & Furniture from their "Works in Architecture" Published 1778-1812

By: Robert Adam and James Adam

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062032

Condition: Very Good


13 3/4" x 19". Contains 30 plates illustrating their designs. Quarter leather binding with blue cloth cover, gilt lettering on spine. Book is ex library. Cover is a little bumped at corners and edges and shows some markage on back side. Library number painted on spine. Library sticker in front end-page. Pencil note in back end-page. Nice copy. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info