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Title:Joseph Ramee: International Architect of the Revolutionary Era
Item ID:DH00-010832
Publisher:Cambridge University Press, New York, 1996
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Cambridge University Press, 1996, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Blue gilt stamped cloth over boards, xviii, 350 pages, Index, Notes, Documents and Bibliography, 19 color plates, 300 halftone plates. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. "This book is the first comprehensive study of an architect and landscape designer who was largely forgotten by history because the precarious circumstances in which he lived. Forced to flee France during the Revolution, Ramee spent his life as a nomad. Staying only briefly in most places, he was soon forgotten, his work sometimes attributed to other architects. In this reconstruction of his career, the author demonstrates how Ramee, in the process of his travels, transmitted innovations from country to country and created a unique synthesis of the design currents of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries." Please note that in the photograph, the dust jacket may appear foxed and torn. It is not. the dust jacket illustration is a photograph of a work which is foxed & torn, but is not foxed itself. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 8 oz. Category: Architecture; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 0521495520. ISBN/EAN: 9780521495523. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 010832.
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