Mineola, N.Y. :
- Item Description
- Originally published: London : Thames and Hudson, c1958.
- Physical Description
- 141 p. : ill
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Main Author
A survey of edifices from Egyptian temples to French palaces, placing the architectural features in historical context. The photographs, drawings, and floor plans are in black and white. Thames and Hudson published the 1958 translation by R. P. Girdwood of the German edition published the same year by Anton Schroll and Co. Vienna. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)Review by Publisher Summary 2
Exhaustive, painstakingly researched study of more than 200 ancient structures ? from temples, palaces, and walls of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, to lavish palaces built in Italy, France, England, Germany, Austria, and Scandinavia.Review by Publisher Summary 3
This superb archive focuses on more than 200 structures ? from temples, palaces and walls of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, to Romansque strongholds of the Normans and Gothic edifices of the crusaders and Teutonic knights, to lavish palaces built in Italy, France, England, Germany, Austria, and Scandinavia. 240 illustrations, including 98 plans and drawings.