1995 · New York / Oxford
by Kostof, Spiro and Greg Castillo
New York / Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. Revised. Hardcover. VG/Good+ (Very good but with a small tear - taped - to lower front). Two-thirds tan cloth boards with brown spine, gilt letters on spine, olive & color illus. dust jacket, 792 pp., BW & color illus.; weighs 5.25 lbs. Kostof's "magisterial work" on the history of architecture "has now been revised and expanded by Greg Castillo, Kostof's colleague and literary executor. Insightful, engagingly written, and graced with almost a thousand illustrations, the Second Edition of this classic volume offers a sweeping narrative that examines architecture as it reflects the social, economic, and technological systems of human history. ... This book is at once a compelling history and an indispensable reference on all aspects of our built environment." (dj).
(Inventory #: 147370)