1993. Item #A6401
Wiebenson, Dora, with Claire Baines. French Books: Sixteenth through Nineteenth Centuries (The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection, vol. 1). NY: Braziller for the National Gallery of Art 1993. 512p, over 170 large ills. Fine hardcover in fine d.j. ** The 172 books and images meticulously catalogued here provide "a rare opportunity to explore the work and theories of four centuries of French architects and designers, as well as the fundamental treatises that influenced them." Includes Italian models, royal properties and building activity, sketchbooks of medieval architecture, travel albums, landscape design, etc. Detailed collations and long entries; handsomely designed and printed. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. (In print at $90.00).