The Architectural History of Venice

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Yale University Press, 2002 - Architecture - 346 pages
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
 

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User Review  - caley - LibraryThing

An important guide to the architectural history of Venice from the Byzantine period through the 1980's. Written by Deborah Howard, one of the foremost experts in the field of Venetian art ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pozzo - LibraryThing

If you know the relevant scientific literature, you will soon recognize that this work is full of errors, false pretences and is generally a highly questionable selection of the edifices. Not to recommend at all. Read full review

Contents

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Deborah Howard is professor of architectural history at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge.

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