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Sitte, Camillo

L’art de bâtir les villes. Notes et reflexions d’un architecte. Traduites et completées de Camille Martin.

Genève, Ch.Eggimann & Cie (1902).

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8vo. (4) + 196pp, frontis, 3 double-page plans, 123 text ills. Original printed pictorial wrappers, with slight loss of surface from spine. Lightly browned internally (as often).

First French-language translation of Sitte’s famous treatise on city planning, first published at Vienna in 1889 and until 1902 available only in German-language editions. Chapter 7 is entirely new and chapter 12 is an enlarged version of that in the German edition of 1901. The illustrations were also specially commissioned for this edition.