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Letarouilly Edifices de Rome Moderne  

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Title:
Edifices de Rome Moderne ou Recueil des Palais, Maisons, Eglises, Couvents, et Autres Monuments Publics et Particuliers les Plus Remarquables de la Ville de Rome

Author:
Letarouilly, Paul

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Architectural Book Publishing Company

Date:
[1920s?]

Description:
3 volumes. 354 plates. (Folio) 44.5x33.5 cm (17½x13¼") brown half morocco and cloth, spines lettered in gilt. A reprint of Paul Letarouilly's masterpiece. Edifices de Rome Moderne, has been hailed as the one of the most beautiful books on Renaissance architecture ever published. Letarouilly devoted more than 3 decades to drawing the plans, sections, elevations, perspectives, and details of the gardens, convents, palaces, and churches of Renaissance Rome. His keen observational ability and immaculate drawing skills make this work an indispensable source. Property of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Northern California Chapter, sold for the benefit of this organization.

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Condition:
Binding rubbed at extremities; very good.


 
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231991
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