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Product Description: In this highly acclaimed reference work David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century. The author emphasizes the ongoing vitality of the Classical language of architecture, underlining the continuity between, say, the work of Ictinus in fifth-century BC Athens and that of McKim, Mead and White in twentieth-century New York...read more

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9780823022731 | 3 sub edition (Watson-Guptill Pubns, November 1, 2000), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This highly acclaimed book, now available for the first time in the United States in simultaneous paperback and hardcover editions, is particularly valuable for its unique approach to architectural history: The author explores structures not as separate, neatly labeled museum pieces but as part of a vital, living continuity through the ages.

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9781856697903 | 5th edition (Laurence King Pub, September 21, 2011), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In his highly acclaimed reference work David Watkin traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the eclectic styles of the twenty-first century.
9781856694599 | 4th edition (Laurence King Pub, June 9, 2010), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Traces the history of western architecture from the earliest times in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the dramatic impact of computer-aided design on architectural practice at the beginning of the 21st century.
9780823022779 | 4th edition (Watson-Guptill Pubns, September 1, 2005), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: • Comprehensive overview of architecture as an evolving continuum• Packed with images of the greatest triumphs of Western architecture• Replaces ISBN 0-8230-2273-0This highly acclaimed reference work traces the history of Western architecture from its earliest days in Mesopotamia and Egypt to the dramatic impact of computer-aided design at the beginning of this century.
9780823022748 | 3 edition (Watson-Guptill Pubns, November 1, 2000), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This highly acclaimed book, now available for the first time in the United States in simultaneous paperback and hardcover editions, is particularly valuable for its unique approach to architectural history: The author explores structures not as separate, neatly labeled museum pieces but as part of a vital, living continuity through the ages.
9781856690829 | 2 sub edition (Laurence King Pub, October 1, 1996), cover price $29.95
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Product Description: A thought-provoking architectural monograph on one of the most renowned and original classicist practices today. Quinlan and Francis Terry Architects is a British firm that specializes in new Classical architecture. Their work is a delightful expression—in plaster and marble, in brick and wood, in stone—of exuberant timelessness, where fluted columns rise beside doorways to explode in Corinthian capitals of exquisite craftsmanship and structural integrity...read more

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9780847844906 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, March 24, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A thought-provoking architectural monograph on one of the most renowned and original classicist practices today.

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Product Description: One of the most visited sites in Italy, the Roman Forum is also one of the best-known wonders of the Roman world. Though a highpoint on the tourist route around Rome, for many visitors the site can be a baffling disappointment. Several of the monuments turn out to be nineteenth- or twentieth-century reconstructions, while the rubble and the holes made by archaeologists have an unclear relationship to the standing remains, and, to all but the most skilled Romanists, the Forum is an unfortunate mess...read more

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9780674033412 | Harvard Univ Pr, December 15, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: One of the most visited sites in Italy, the Roman Forum is also one of the best-known wonders of the Roman world.

Paperback:

9780674066304 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 12, 2012, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: One of the most visited sites in Italy, the Roman Forum is also one of the best-known wonders of the Roman world.
9781861978059 | Gardners Books, June 1, 2010, cover price $15.10 | About this edition: There are few more historic and evocative places in the world.

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Product Description: One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume solidified the architectural canon of the past five centuries. In these pages, the distinguished architect known as Vignola identified the five orders — Tuscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite — and illustrated them in full-page elevational detail...read more
By David Watkin (introduced by)

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9780926494169 | Acanthus Pr Llc, April 1, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume solidified the architectural canon of the past five centuries.

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9780486472621 | Dover Pubns, February 15, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: One of history's most published architectural treatises, this Renaissance volume solidified the architectural canon of the past five centuries.

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Product Description: The son of the wealthiest merchant bankers in Europe, Thomas Hope (1769-1831) was a major catalyst in the arts of Regency England. At the age of 18, he embarked on a Grand Tour to the Continent and started to assemble the remarkable art collection that he later installed in his Duchess Street house in central London...read more
By Philip Hewat-Jaboor (editor) and David Watkin (editor)

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9780300124163 | 1 edition (Yale Univ Pr, June 5, 2008), cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The son of the wealthiest merchant bankers in Europe, Thomas Hope (1769-1831) was a major catalyst in the arts of Regency England.

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Product Description: The complete works of distinguished artist and architectural illustrator Carl Laubin are brought together here for the first time in one accessible volume. From his earliest incorporation of whimsical ideas in his paintings, to the more elaborate and complex recent architectural compositions based on the buildings of Hawksmoor, Cockerell, and Ledoux, this volume incorporates the range of Laubin's work, and brilliance, as an artist...read more

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9780856676338 | Philip Wilson Pub Ltd, December 10, 2007, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: The complete works of distinguished artist and architectural illustrator Carl Laubin are brought together here for the first time in one accessible volume.

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Product Description: Often described as Prince Charles's favorite architect, Quinlan Terry is at home in every traditional style, from Classical Greek to Roman, Gothic to Renaissance, and Baroque to Neo-classical. With intense new interest in classical design, there is a high demand for a compilation of Terry's work, a volume that showcases the ideas and creations of one of the world's most daring traditionalist designers...read more

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9780847828067 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, April 25, 2006, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Often described as Prince Charles's favorite architect, Quinlan Terry is at home in every traditional style, from Classical Greek to Roman, Gothic to Renaissance, and Baroque to Neo-classical.

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Product Description: The partnership of Philip Rundell and John Bridge began in London toward the end of the eighteenth century and went on to become the greatest firm of goldsmiths, jewelers and medalists of the age. Its stable of distinguished artists, headed by the sculptor John Flaxman, was the driving force in the adoption of a new imperial styl...read more

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9780952432234 | John Adamson Pub Consultants, January 30, 2006, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The partnership of Philip Rundell and John Bridge began in London toward the end of the eighteenth century and went on to become the greatest firm of goldsmiths, jewelers and medalists of the age.

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Product Description: 2004 Royal Collection Enterprises hardcover, David Watkin (Radical Classicism: The Architecture of Quinlan Terry). A look at King George III's life-long interest in architectural design and the connection it made between Britain at the time and old world Euorpe

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9781902163505 | Royal Collection Pubns, December 1, 2004, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: 2004 Royal Collection Enterprises hardcover, David Watkin (Radical Classicism: The Architecture of Quinlan Terry).

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Product Description: This is a complete survey of European architecture of the 19th century. In particular, it examines the influence of the cultural trends of the period on the architects' works. The first section deals with the history of 18th-century architecture in France and England, countries where Cartesian-school philosophical speculation and Anglo-Saxon philosophical empiricism wielded a determining influence...read more

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9781904313090 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, August 1, 2003, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is a complete survey of European architecture of the 19th century.

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Paperback:

9788472235984 | Tusquets Editor, January 1, 2002, cover price $8.00

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Product Description: When Morality and Architecture was first published in 1977, it received passionate praise and equally passionate criticism. An editorial in Apollo, entitled "The Time Bomb," claimed that "it deserved to become a set book in art school and University art history departments," and the Times Literary Supplement savaged it as an example of "that kind of vindictiveness of which only Christians seem capable...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780226874821 | Revised edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2001), cover price $59.00 | About this edition: When Morality and Architecture was first published in 1977, it received passionate praise and equally passionate criticism.

Paperback:

9780226874838 | Revised edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 2001), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: When Morality and Architecture was first published in 1977, it received passionate praise and equally passionate criticism.

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Presents a survey of English architecture, from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the twentieth century. (view table of contents)

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9780500203385 | Rev sub edition (Thames & Hudson, January 1, 2001), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Presents a survey of English architecture, from Anglo-Saxon times to the end of the twentieth century.
9780500201718 | Reprint edition (Thames & Hudson, February 1, 1985), cover price $14.95 | also contains Wild Water Set | About this edition: Every generation needs its own history of English architecture: new facts are discovered and time's perspective brings different facets into prominence.

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Product Description: Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures contains the full text of Soane's letters, carefully edited by David Watkin. It is a revised and abridged edition of his award-winning book Sir John Soane: Enlightenment Thought and the Royal Academy Lectures...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780521770828 | Rev sub edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2000), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures contains the full text of Soane's letters, carefully edited by David Watkin.

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Product Description: Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures contains the full text of Soane's letters, carefully edited by David Watkin. It is a revised and abridged edition of his award-winning book Sir John Soane: Enlightenment Thought and the Royal Academy Lectures...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David Watkin (editor)

Paperback:

9780521665568 | Revised edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 2000), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Sir John Soane: The Royal Academy Lectures contains the full text of Soane's letters, carefully edited by David Watkin.

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Product Description: This novel and thoroughly documented study of Sir John Soane (1753-1837) contains the fullest intellectual biography yet published of any English architect. It also sheds new light on eighteenth-century British and continental architectural theory...read more

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9780521440912 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This novel and thoroughly documented study of Sir John Soane (1753-1837) contains the fullest intellectual biography yet published of any English architect.

Traces the development of neoclassical architecture in France and England from 1750 to 1870

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9780847808502 | Reprint edition (Rizzoli Intl Pubns, November 1, 1987), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Traces the development of neoclassical architecture in France and England from 1750 to 1870

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Traces the development of neoclassical architecture in France and England from 1750 to 1870

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9780847808519 | Reprint edition (Rizzoli Intl Pubns, November 1, 1987), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Traces the development of neoclassical architecture in France and England from 1750 to 1870

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Product Description: German Classicism is a powerful architectural force that is only now being fully studied. As this extensively illustrated book shows, palaces, private houses, public buildings, and urban planning all received patronage on a scale that could not be paralleled in other countries...read more

Hardcover:

9780262231251 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, July 1, 1987), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: German Classicism is a powerful architectural force that is only now being fully studied.

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Depicts the grandest hotels in Europe, past and present

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9780865650404 | Book Sales, November 1, 1986, cover price $22.98 | About this edition: Depicts the grandest hotels in Europe, past and present

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Product Description: The Vendome Press

Hardcover:

9780865650480 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, October 1, 1985, cover price $15.98 | About this edition: The Vendome Press

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Product Description: The Development of a Theme in Architectural History and Theory from the Gothic Revival to the Modern Movement.

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9780226874876 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1984), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: The Development of a Theme in Architectural History and Theory from the Gothic Revival to the Modern Movement.

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