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Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Vitruvius Pollio.; Ingrid D Rowland; Thomas Noble Howe; Michael Dewar
|Description:||xvi, 333 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||Book 1. First principles and the layout of cities --
Book 2. Building material --
Book 3. Temples --
Book 4. Corinthian, Doric and Tuscan temples --
Book 5. Public buildings --
Book 6. Private buildings --
Book 7. Finishing --
Book 8. Water --
Book 9. Sundials and clocks --
Book 10. Machines.
|Other Titles:||De architectura.
Ten books on architecture
|Responsibility:||translation by Ingrid D. Rowland ; commentary and illustrations by Thomas Noble Howe ; with additional commentary by Ingrid D. Rowland and Michael J. Dewar.|
' ... this is an important publishing event in the study of architectural history. With Vitruvius now made less obscure, we can see with much greater clarity the inherent flexibility of the Classical