A History of Architecture on the Comparative Method
by Banister Fletcher
Publisher: Batsford 1905
Number of pages: 796
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.
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