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On the art of building in ten books

Auteur: Leon Battista Alberti
Uitgever: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1988.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Genoemd persoon: Leon Battista Alberti
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Leon Battista Alberti
ISBN: 0262010992 9780262010993 026251060X 9780262510608
OCLC-nummer: 16801184
Taalopmerking: Translation of: De re aedificatoria.
Opmerkingen: Translation of: De re aedificatoria.
Beschrijving: xxiii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Inhoud: 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.
Andere titels: De re aedificatoria.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Leon Battista Alberti ; translated by Joseph Rykwert, Neil Leach, and Robert Tavernor.

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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 Meer lezen...

 
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