The Architectural History of Venice

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Holmes & Meier, Jan 1, 1981 - Architecture - 263 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 attractive new illustrations, this edition invites all visitors to Venice, armchair travellers, and students of Renaissance art and architecture to a fuller appreciation of the buildings of this uniquely beautiful city. Book jacket.

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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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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


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Deborah Howard, reader in architectural history and fellow at St. John's College, Cambridge, is the author of Venice and the East and The Architectural History of Venice, both published by Yale University Press.

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