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On the art of building in ten books

Autore: Leon Battista Alberti
Editore: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1988.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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De Re Aedificatoria, by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), was the first moderntreatise on the theory and practice of architecture. Its importance for the subsequent history ofarchitecture is incalculable, yet this is the first English translation based on the original, exceptionally eloquent Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded. Joseph Rykwert and his colleagues have been scrupulous in  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Persona incaricata: Leon Battista Alberti
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Leon Battista Alberti
ISBN: 0262010992 9780262010993 026251060X 9780262510608
Numero OCLC: 16801184
Nota sulla lingua: Translation of: De re aedificatoria.
Note: Translation of: De re aedificatoria.
Descrizione: xxiii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contenuti: Lineaments --
Materials --
Construction --
Public works --
Works of individuals --
Ornament --
Ornament to sacred buildings --
Ornament to public secular buildings --
Ornament to private buildings --
Restoration of buildings.
Altri titoli: De re aedificatoria.
Responsabilità: Leon Battista Alberti ; translated by Joseph Rykwert, Neil Leach, and Robert Tavernor.

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This is the first English translation based on the original De Re Aedificatoria, the exceptionally eloquent Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded.  Per saperne di più…

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Brilliantly translated...Rykwert and his team have restored the pleasures of Alberti's writing for English readers...This undoubtedly deserves to become the standard English translation. -- Anthony Per saperne di più…

 
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