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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