Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture

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Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture
An extraordinary and vast compendium of clear, concise illustrated definitions of over 5000 architectural terms covering 5000 years of architectural history. 2000 line drawings richly illustrate significant aspects of style; cutaway views, close-ups of intricate details and precisely rendered plans. This gives an immediate visual reference for the term. 
Subject areas include:- Ancient, Greek and Hellenistic, Roman, Early Christian, Renaissance, Japanese, Islamic, Mesoamerican, Romanesque, Gothic, Chinese, Indian, Modern. Examples include: Roman baths, Etruscan temples, the flying buttress, fonts, fortresses, half timbered buildings, the Ishtar gate, the orders of architecture, the Louis XV style and hundreds more aspects of the  subject. 

Illustrations: 2000 line drawings
Author: Cyril M. Harris
Size: 190 x 238 mm
Format: Paperback book
Copyright: Permission Free

ISBN 13: 9780486244440
ISBN 10: 048624444X

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