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The oldest and most influential book ever written on architecture, this volume served as a guide to Bramante, Michelangelo, Palladio, Vignola, and countless others. It describes the classic principles of symmetry, harmony, and proportion as well as the ancients' methods, materials, and aesthetics. Authoritative translation by a distinguished Harvard professor.

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The most important book ever written on architecture. Early Roman aesthetics, technology, classical orders, site selection, all other aspects. Morgan translation.

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ISBN:
9780486206455
Translator:
Morgan, Morris H.
Author:
Morgan, Morris H.
Author:
Vitruvius
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Architecture, ancient
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
General Architecture
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Architecture
Series Volume:
9513
Publication Date:
19600631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
331
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.86 lb

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