Great Architecture of the World

Great Architecture of the World

by John Julius Norwich
     
 

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A unique and sumptuously produced overview of architecture through the ages, with extraordinary one—of—a—kind cutaway drawings.

Here is a brilliantly accessible chronicle of the greatest monuments created by mankind, told by fourteen of the most distinguished architectural historians and beautifully illustrated with more than 800 original diagrams,

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A unique and sumptuously produced overview of architecture through the ages, with extraordinary one—of—a—kind cutaway drawings.

Here is a brilliantly accessible chronicle of the greatest monuments created by mankind, told by fourteen of the most distinguished architectural historians and beautifully illustrated with more than 800 original diagrams, annotated drawings, and photographs—both a browser's delight and a superb reference tool.

Author Biography: John Julius Norwich is a world—famous historian who has made some thirty television documentaries. He is the author of many acclaimed books, including A History of Venice; Byzantium: The Early Centuries; Byzantium: The Apogee, and A Short History of Byzantium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306810428
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.05(w) x 11.51(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

John Julius Norwich is a world-famous historian who has made some thirty television documentaries. He is the author of many acclaimed books, including A History of Venice, Byzantium: The Early Centuries, Byzantium: The Apogee, and A Short History of Byzantium.

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