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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by Esther Singleton - Dodd, Mead & Company
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.
by Charles Matlack Price - J.B. Lippincott Company
Ability to distinguish the various principal styles of architecture should be a part of the culture of every well-informed man and woman. The book gives a thorough working knowledge of architectural styles, for the use of the general reader.
by Banister Fletcher - Batsford
Architecture has been described very truly as the printing press of all ages. This book is an excellent and essential reference and a treasure trove of architectural history for architects or anyone interested in architecture through the ages.
This book is about castles in England, their development and design through the medieval period. A glossary and a time line illustrating the development of castles through history can be found at the end of the book along with a reference section.