Elements et theorie de l'architecture. Cours professe a l'Ecole Nationale et Speciale des Beaux Arts
1900 · Paris
by Gaudet, J.
Paris: Librairie de la Construction Moderne, 1900. Hardbound. Fair. Internally VG but slightly brittle. A few covers are off, one spine has loss to lowest partition. For heavy use, the attention of a bindery would be good.. 3/4 leather with marbled boards and 5 raised bands. VIII, 662 pp./ 614 pp./ 738 pp./ 756 pp. at least 1900 figures and illustrations throughout the text. A utilitarian set of this massive compendium. Bookplate of previous owner inside front cover of volume 1. Volume 1 contains The preparatory studies; General principles; Eléments of architecture. Volume 2 contains The elements of the composition in the dwelling and in the structures; teaching and public instruction. In the political, administrative structures, judicial, jails; In the hospital structures, in the public structures. Volume 3 contains the elements of the composition in the religious structures. Includes a fourth "volume" with additions. An impressive publication. (Inventory #: 22024)