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By J. Badeslade,J. Rocque,John Woolfe,James Gandon

The Baroque excesses of the early eighteenth century encouraged a uprising between a consortium of British architects and their consumers. Taking their cue from the Renaissance works of Andrea Palladio, those Neo-Palladians back the path of British structure towards classical rules. The Vitruvius Britannicus (British Vitruvius) displays their imaginative and prescient, providing brilliant copperplate engravings of serious English kingdom homes and public structures.
The sequel to Dover’s first variation of Vitruvius Britannicus, this quantity includes 3 folios, initially released among 1739 and 1771. a couple of hundred plates depict facades, flooring plans, external elevations, and point of view perspectives of grand constructions, together with royal palaces at Richmond, Kensington, and Hampton court docket in addition to nation houses and gardens all through England and Scotland. The Neo-Palladian works featured during this quantity and its predecessor proceed to steer architects and architects. good-looking and modestly priced, this re-creation of an architectural vintage is a necessary supplement to any layout library.

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