Moore, Charles Herbert

Character of Renaissance architecture.

New York (& London), The Macmillan Company 1905.

Reference: 06344
Price: £35 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xix+(3)+270pp, (4)pp publisher’s adverts, 12 photo plates, 139 text ills. Publisher’s cloth, gilt spine, somewhat worn and weak at inside joint at back.

The American architect C.H. Moore’s history of Renaissance architecture in Italy, France and England, written with a view to overturning some of the preconceptions about its character. Moore insists that the architecture of the Renaissance was ‘never either really classic or structurally truthful”. Unusually he devotes two entire chapters to the construction of church domes.

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