Vitruvius: The Ten Books on Architecture

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Dover Publications, 1914 - Architecture - 331 pages
The oldest and most influential book ever written on architecture, this volume served as a guide to Bramante, Michelangelo, Palladio, Vignola, and countless others. It describes the classic principles of symmetry, harmony, and proportion as well as the ancients' methods, materials, and aesthetics. Authoritative translation by a distinguished Harvard professor.

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A nice English translation, though it lacks the authority of Granger's magnificent work for Loeb...


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