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The Ten Books of Architecture, the 1755 Leoni Edition (De Re Aedificatoria)
     

The Ten Books of Architecture, the 1755 Leoni Edition (De Re Aedificatoria)

by Leon Battista Alberti, Giacomo Leoni (Photographer), Cosimo Bartoli (Translator), James Leoni (Translator)
 

Beautifully illustrated magnum opus of great Renaissance theorist who reintroduced the glories of ancient architecture and applied musical and mathematical principles to achieve perfection of proportion in architectural design. Reprinted from extremely rare British edition. 68 black-and-white plates.

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Beautifully illustrated magnum opus of great Renaissance theorist who reintroduced the glories of ancient architecture and applied musical and mathematical principles to achieve perfection of proportion in architectural design. Reprinted from extremely rare British edition. 68 black-and-white plates.

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ISBN-13:
9780486252391
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Edition description:
Reprint of R. Alfray Edition, 1755
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 11.19(h) x 0.78(d)

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