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Architectural movements and practitioners prior to WWI. The focus is the period from the mid-19th Century up to 1918. Works on any earlier eras that we may have are listed here as well.

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Reynolds, James, Andrea Palladio and the Winged Device, New York, Creative Age Press, Inc., 1948, First edition, sm. thick 4to (10.25" x 7.25"), HB, white cloth boards w/ green & yellow illus. dj, G+ / G. Waterstains at lower portion of inner folds (please see images) do not effect text or images. DJ age-darkened, waterstained spine, light chipping to extremities.

Subtitled: "A Panorama Painted in Prose and Pictures Setting Forth the Far-Flung Influence of Andrea Palladio, Architect of Vincenza, Italy, 1518-1580, on Architecture All Over the World, From His Own Era to the Present Day." Illustrated in b&w drawings & 18 photographs by the author.

" Contents: Vicenza - Venice; The Brenta; Houses in the Hills; Demeter's House; Scattered Porticos. Ireland - Palladio's Spirit in Ireland; Richard Ca. stle, Disciple of Palladio; Townhouses: Dublin Chimney Pots; Irish Country Houses; Fires of Beltaine. England - Inigo Jones: Vitruvius Britannicus; Mereworth Castle and the Long Vista; Seaton Delaval, Beautiful and Damned; Lord Burlington and the P. alladians; Robert Adam and the Changing Face of London; William Adam: Vitruvius Scoticus. The Continent of Europe. America - Thomas Jefferson: Vitruvius Americanus; Palladian Influence in the Valley of the Piedmont; Classic Detail North of the Mason-Dixon Line."    [Book ID # 400]


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