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The Seven Lamps of Architecture

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A classic work by the great Victorian expresses his deepest convictions about the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. Though Ruskin himself later called it “a wretched rant”, this book really paved the way for modern architectural history and criticism, laying down criteria by which to judge buildings which were not simply those of Vitruvius (Marcus Vitruvius Pollio) or Alberti (Leon Battista Alberti) dressed up in 18th-century tasteful finery. He puts forward an eloquent case, among other things for the preservation of historic buildings.

Title: The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Publisher: United States Book Company, New York / John W Lovell
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: good

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Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
210
Publisher:
John W. Lovell Company
Title:
The Seven Lamps of Architecture

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A classic work by the great Victorian expresses his deepest convictions about the nature and role of architecture and its aesthetics. Though Ruskin himself later called it “a wretched rant”, this book really paved the way for modern architectural history and criticism, laying down criteria by which to judge buildings which were not simply those of Vitruvius (Marcus Vitruvius Pollio) or Alberti (Leon Battista Alberti) dressed up in 18th-century tasteful finery. He puts forward an eloquent case, among other things for the preservation of historic buildings.

Title: The Seven Lamps of Architecture
Publisher: United States Book Company, New York / John W Lovell
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: good

Author(s):
John Ruskin
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
210
Publisher:
John W. Lovell Company
Title:
The Seven Lamps of Architecture

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