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by Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472; Bartoli, Cosimo, 1503-1572; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De re aedificatoria. Italian. 1782; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Italian. 1782; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. Italian. 1782
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Translation of: De re aedificatoria, De pictura, and De statua
Topics: Architecture, Painting, Sculpture
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by Baccani, Gaetano, 1792-1867; Barbalonga, Tommaso, 1793-1820; Cappiardi, Angiolo; Del Rosso, Giuseppe, 1760-1831; Gozzini, Vincenzo; Lasinio, G. Paolo (Giovanni Paolo), 1789-1855; Molini, Giuseppe, 1772-1856; Nelli, Giovan Battista Clemente, d. 1793. Piante ed alzati interiori ed esterni dell' insigne chiesa di S. Maria del Fiore; Sgrilli, Bernardo Sansone, conte, fl. 1733-1755; Silvestri, Giovanni, 1778-1855
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"Dichiaro che il testo della parte architettonica è stato in gran parte preso da quello già esistente per opera di Gio. Batista Clemente Nelli, pubblicato nel 1755, con poche variazioni ed aggiunte, e che i rami sono copiati da quelli gia incisi da Bernardo Sgrilli per l'opera medesima, e ridotti in una scala minore"--From dedication by Giuseppe Molini, p. vi
Topics: Santa Maria del Fiore (Cathedral : Florence, Italy), Cathedrals, Church architecture, Decoration...
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by Baldeschi, Alessandro; Crescimbeni, Giovanni Mario, 1663-1728
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Signatures: pi * A-Y Z [2A]1
Topics: Basilica di S. Giovanni in Laterano, Church architecture
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by Barca, Alessandro, 1741-1814
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Plates engraved by Antonio Noale
Topics: Architecture, Aesthetics, Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc
T.p. engraving with arms of Philip III of Spain, to whom the work is dedicated
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Military architecture, Perspective, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture,...
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by Barichella, Vittorio
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture
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by Baroni, Costantino
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[14] p., 33 cm
Topics: Santa Maria della Passione (Church : Milan, Italy), Church architecture -- Italy -- Milan
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Signatures: 2**¹⁰ A-V⁸ X¹⁰ Y⁶ Errata: p. 343-352. Title ornament; tail-pieces. Bound in red paper-covered boards; morocco spine with gilt tooling; gilt title on spine.
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture, Italy, Rovigo, Early works to 1800, Description and travel, Buildings,...
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Bartoli, Francesco, 1745-1806; Savioni, Pietro. bkp CU-BANC; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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University of Illinois Library bookplate "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921" on the inside front cover
Topics: Art, Architecture
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by Bassi, Giambattista, 1784-1852, author
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Dedication by Giambattista Bassi
Topics: Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822, Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822, Tempio canoviano (Church : Possagno,...
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by Bassi, Martino, 1542-1591; Ferrari, Francesco Bernardino, 1744-1821; Mercori, Giacomo; Galeazzi, Giuseppe
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Head-piece medallion port. of Carlo, conte di Firmian, to whom work is dedicated (etching with engraving by Giacomo Mercori)
Topics: Bassi, Martino, 1542-1591, Pellegrini, Pellegrino, 1527-1596, Basilica di San Lorenzo (Milan,...
Consists of correspondence between Bassi and Alfonso N. (to whom the work is dedicated), the prefects of the Duomo in Milan, Palladio, Vignola, Vasari and G.B. Bertano concerning Bassi's controversy with Pellegrino Pellegrini about the latter's plans for the Duomo. The letters bear various dates in 1570
Topics: Pellegrini, Pellegrino, 1527-1596, Duomo di Milano, Church architecture, Perspective, Church...
Includes 5 large aquatint engravings by Ant. Bernatti
Topics: Theaters, Theater architecture, Architecture, Classical, Theaters -- Italy, Stage machinery --...
Signatures: [*] 2* a-2i 2k
Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Egypt -- Early works to 1800, Architecture, Egyptian
Signatures: [A]² B-M⁸ N⁶
Topics: Art, Architecture
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Topics: Castello sforzesco, Architecture
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Beltrami, L. (Luca), 1854-1933; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana
Topic: Church architecture
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Beltrami, L. (Luca), 1854-1933; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Cavagna Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library) IU-R
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Duomo di Milano, Duomo di Milano, Church architecture
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by Benapiani, Lorenzo
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"In "Ville e castelli d'Italia" Milano, "Tecnografica" MCMVII."
Topics: Palazzo Vertemate Franchi (Piuro, Italy), Palaces, Architecture, Domestic
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Dedication signed: Giuseppe Bennassuti
Topics: Art, Architecture, Postal service, Postal service
Includes index
Topic: Architecture
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
Tisch Library
by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Foppiani, Celestino; Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790. Terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
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Volume 5 has title: Le terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Baths
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790
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Publication dates for each volume: t. 1, 1776; t. 2, 1778; t. 3, 1781; t. 4, 1783
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Architecture -- Italy, Italy
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Dall'Acqua, Cristoforo, 1734-1787; Vendramini Mosca, Giovambattista
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Engraved frontispiece port. of Mario Capra, to whom work is dedicated. Plates etched by Cristoforo Dall'Acqua after the author's drawings of buildings by Andrea Palladio and Vicenzo Scamozzi
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Scamozzi, Vincenzo, 1552-1616, Architecture, Painting
Tisch Library
by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Foppiani, Celestino; Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790. Terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
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Volume 5 has title: Le terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Baths
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Foppiani, Celestino; Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790. Terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
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Volume 5 has title: Le terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Baths
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
Tisch Library
by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Foppiani, Celestino; Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790. Terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
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Volume 5 has title: Le terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Baths
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Foppiani, Celestino; Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790. Terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
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Volume 5 has title: Le terme dei Romani disegnate da Andrea Palladio
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Baths
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790; Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580. Fabbriche antiche; Barrera, Carlo, 18th cent; Testolini, Gaetano, active 1760-1818; Modena, Francesco
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Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Baths, Architecture
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790
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Publication dates for each volume: t. 1, 1776; t. 2, 1778; t. 3, 1781; t. 4, 1783
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Architecture -- Italy, Italy
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
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5 v. : 48 cm
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture -- Italy
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790
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Publication dates for each volume: t. 1, 1776; t. 2, 1778; t. 3, 1781; t. 4, 1783
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Architecture -- Italy, Italy
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by Bertotti Scamozzi, Ottavio, 1719-1790
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Publication dates for each volume: t. 1, 1776; t. 2, 1778; t. 3, 1781; t. 4, 1783
Topics: Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580, Architecture, Architecture -- Italy, Italy
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by Betussi, Giuseppe, active 16th century; Berni, Francesco, conte, 1610-1673; Libanori, Antonio; Bossi, Ani; Maresta
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Folded etching of Cataio signed by Ani. Bosius as engraver
Topics: Obizzi, Pio Enea degli, 1525-1589, Cataio (Battaglia Terme, Italy), Suburban homes, Palaces,...
Topics: Jacopo de Verona, b. 1355, Basilica di Sant'Antonio (Padua, Italy). Capella di S. Felice, Oratorio...
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Architecture
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=YvI_AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
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Topics: Architecture, Architecture
Vol. 1: [4] p., XVI, 1-176, 181-232, [4] p.; vol. 2: 180 leaves of plates
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture, Architecture
Vol. 1: [4] p., XVI, 1-176, 181-232, [4] p.; vol. 2: 180 leaves of plates
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture, Architecture
Signatures: pi A-K
Topics: San Sepolcro (Church : Bologna, Italy), Church architecture
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Errata: p. [13] (first series)
Topics: Architecture, Perspective, Theater architecture, Geometry, Architecture -- Early works to 1800,...
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by Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743; Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743. Architettura civile; Accademia clementina
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This is an expanded edition of the author's L'architettura civile (1711)
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Perspective, Geometry, Architectural drawing
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by Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743; Bibiena, Ferdinando Galli, 1657-1743. Architettura civile; Accademia clementina
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This is an expanded edition of the author's L'architettura civile (1711)
Topics: Architecture, Architecture, Perspective, Geometry, Architectural drawing
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Topics: Art, Architecture
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by Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463; Fauno, Lucio, 16th cent; Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463. Romae instrauratae. Libri tres. Italian; Biondo Flavio, 1392-1463. Italiae illustratae. Libri VIII. Italian
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Colophon reads: In Vinegia : Per Michele Tramezzino, del MDXLIII, source of the printer's name in the imprint statement
Topics: Architecture, Roman, Architecture
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by Bocchi, Francesco, 1548-1618; Cinelli Calvoli, Giovanni, 1625-1706; Gugliantini, Giovanni, 17th cent
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First published 1591
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture
T.p. vignette (Medici arms). Initials
Topics: Art, Architecture
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by Bocchi, Francesco, 1548-1618; Cinelli Calvoli, Giovanni, 1625-1706; Gugliantini, Giovanni, 17th cent
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First published 1591
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture
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Topics: Theaters, Theaters, Architecture, Architecture
Offprint: Viminale. Anno 1, num. 2
Topics: Poletti, Luigi, 1792-1869, San Paolo fuori le mura (Church : Rome, Italy), Bell...
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by Borgo, Carlo, 1731-1794; Zatta, Antonio, active 1757-1797
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Bound in old sprinkled calf; gilt spine; edges stained red
Topics: Fortification, Military architecture
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Bossi, Luigi, 1758-1835; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R
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"Aggiunta di alcune notizie più importanti tratte dal manuale del viaggiatore nella Svizzera del signor dottor Ebel": v. 2, p. [227]-251
Topics: Art, Italian, Architecture
"Aggiunta di alcune notizie più importanti tratte dal manuale del viaggiatore nella Svizzera del signor dottor Ebel," v. 2, p. [227]-251
Topics: Art, Architecture
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Duke University Libraries
by Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775
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Pages 371-384 incorrectly numbered p. 171-184
Topics: Architecture, Italian, Painting, Italian, Sculpture, Italian
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
American Libraries
by Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775
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Bibliographic footnotes
Topics: bub_upload, Architecture, Italian, Painting, Italian, Sculpture, Italian
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American Libraries
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=tJQVAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775
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Authorized facsimile by University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1972
Topics: bub_upload, Architecture, Italian, Painting, Italian, Sculpture, Italian
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=P24WAQAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
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by Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775
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First published Lucca (Benedini), 1754. See Melzi, who gives author's name as Giovanni Battista Bottari, rather than Giovanni Gaetano
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Painting -- Early works to 1800, Sculpture -- Early works to...
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
American Libraries
by Bottari, Giovanni Gaetano, 1689-1775; Ticozzi, S. (Stefano), 1762-1836
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FZQVAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
Title vignettes; head and tail pieces
Topics: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture
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by Branca, Giovanni, 1571-1640; Soli, Giuseppe Maria, 1747-1823
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Signatures: a¹ A-H,²a
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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by Branca, Giovanni, 1571-1640
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Full-page in-text ill., numbered I-XXVIII
Topics: Architecture, Architecture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800
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by Branca, Giovanni, 1571-1640
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"Appendice di trentadoi afforismi intorno alla reparatione de fiumi"--P. [189]-210
Topic: Architecture
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by Branca, Giovanni, 1571-1640; Vasconi, Filippo, 1687?-1730; Franceschini, Vincenzo, 1680-ca.1744; Eredi Barbiellini
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Signatures: pi² A-G H
Topic: Architecture
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by Brandolese, Pietro, 1754-1809; Zanoni, Rizzi
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Errata: p. [1] at end; final page blank
Topics: Art, Architecture