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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