American Architects and Their Books, 1840-1915

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Since the Renaissance, architects have been authors and architecture has been the subject of publications. Architectural forms and theories are spread not just by buildings, but by the distribution of images and descriptions fed through the printing press. The study of an architect's library is an essential avenue to understanding that architect's intentions and judging his or her achievements. In this well-illustrated volume, a chronological sequel to American Architects and Their Books to 1848, twelve distinguished ...

American Architects and Their Books, 1840-1915 2008, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558496026

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