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Ten books on architecture.

Leon Battista Alberti

Ten books on architecture.

by Leon Battista Alberti

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Published by A. Tiranti in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated into Italian by Cosimo Bartoli and into English by James Leoni; edited by Joseph Rykwert.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesTiranti library, v. 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA2515 .A32
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., reprint (ix-xx, 240 p.) 241-256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16330797M

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