Author(s): Deborah Howard
This book is the indispensable guide to the history of architecture in Venice, encompassing the city's fascinating variety of buildings from ancient times to the present day. Completely updated and filled with splendid new illustrations, this edition invites all visitors to Venice, armchair travelers, and students of Renaissance art and architecture to a fuller appreciation of the buildings of this uniquely beautiful city. "The best concise introduction to Venetian architecture in English."--Times Literary Supplement "Compact and manageable . . . an excellent introduction to the novice preparing for a first Venetian experience."--Society of Architectural Historians "A hugely rewarding and accessible book."--Richard Cork, Modern Painters
1980. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light bumping to the front corners and a previous owners bookplate to the front pstedown. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with only very light edge rubbing. A superior copy. Scans available if required.