Very Good. 0226080498 1987 University of Chicago Press (Chicago, Illinois), 8 1/4 x 11 inches tall trade paperback, xxxv, 283 pp. Moderate rubbing and edgewear to covers. Otherwise, a very good copy-clean, bright and unmarked. Note that this is a heavy and oversized book, so additional postage will be required for international or priority orders. ~SP20~ 'There may not be any book on architecture so delightful to dip into; one wishes there were a pocket edition to take on an Italian vacation-not only for its information and vision but for such pleasant reminders as that the citizens of Treviso carried Tullio Lombardo's friezes through the town in triumph before they were attached to a building. '-D. J. R. Bruckner, New York Times Book Review. Author Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt (1818-1897) was a historian of art and culture, and an influential figure in the historiography of both these fields. He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history. Editor Peter Murray (b. 1944) is a British architectural journalist who has made a career in architectural communications and surface design.
Originally published 1867, this edition is translated from German by James Palmes, and revised and edited by Peter Murray. There are 351 illustrations, indexes, bibliography. --Softcover, 8.5x11 inches. Condition: very good (cover is laminated; bookplate). ISBN 0226080498.
Used-Signed. 'There may not be any book on architecture so delightful to dip into; one wishes there were a pocket edition to take on an Italian vacation--not only for its information and vision but for such pleasant reminders as that the citizens of Treviso carried Tullio Lombardo's friezes through the town in triumph before they were attached to a building. '--D. J. R. Bruckner, 'New York Times Book Review' Previous owner stamped his name otherwise a nice clean tight cpoy. Text edges are a little dirty.
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