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Title:
Joseph Ramee: International Architect of the Revolutionary Era
ISBN: 0521495520
Book #: 010832

Author: Turner, Paul V.
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Place: New York
Year: 1996
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Very Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
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. Inventory No: 010832.