How to Study Architecture
by Charles H. Caffin
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co 1917
Number of pages: 554
This book of architecture, first published in 1917, will give you a very good understanding of the basic history of architecture, from the dawn of civilization until the dawn of the Twentieth Century. It covers all the major periods within that time and lays out a basic philosophy to guide you to a deeper understanding and appreciation of the buildings around you.
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A collection of essays on forty-eight spectacular castles and palaces from around the world. The authors are Sir Walter Scott, Alexandre Dumas, Robert Louis Stevenson, etc. The pictures were taken before the book was published in 1901.
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