Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

Author: Somers Clarke,Reginald Engelbach

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486264851

Category: Architecture

Page: 242

View: 6281

Provides description and analysis of Egyptian building practices.
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Israel's Tabernacle as Social Space

Author: Mark K. George

Publisher: Society of Biblical Lit

ISBN: 158983125X

Category: Religion

Page: 233

View: 8177

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Guide to the Literature of Art History 2

Author: Max Marmor,Alex Ross

Publisher: Amer Library Assn


Category: Art

Page: 899

View: 2461

Among the most engaging genres of scholarly literature, art history and architecture history publications appeal to the eye as well as the intellect. In the late 20th century the literature of art history has been documented by two standard reference bibliographies published by the American Library Association: Mary Chamberlin's Guide to Art Reference Books (ALA 1959), and Guide to the Literature of Art History by Etta Arntzen and Robert Rainwater (ALA Editions, 1980). Now, a new supplementary volume, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 (ALA Editions, 2004) has arrived to record and annotate the best art and architecture books and journals published worldwide in the last two decades of the 20th century. supplement its predecessor by recording important publications produced primarily in western languages. Adopting the chapter and numbering system of the first volume, GLAH 2 will help art scholars keep abreast of more recent publications in art and architectural history. An expert team of 24 contributors has come together with editors Max Marmor and Alex Ross to produce this significant work, featuring new titles, volumes, editions, and reprints, while providing ample cross referencing to GLAH 1. and Cultural Heritage, which covers the literature of art preservation and art law. Librarians and scholars will welcome the new collection development information, including: The best electronic art and architectural history sources. Cumulative 40-year bibliography of art history literature, with GLAH 1. Critical selection of nearly all literature in art history, primarily in Western European languages, since 1977. Resources for art historians outside their areas of specialization. architectural literature for the last two decades of the 20th century, Guide to the Literature of Art History 2 is the authoritative, must-have resource for all art history students, institutions, and agencies.
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The modern architect

a classic Victorian stylebook and carpenter's manual

Author: Edward Shaw

Publisher: Dover Pubns

ISBN: 9780486289212

Category: Architecture

Page: 193

View: 3597

Rare book by influential 19th-century American architect includes general survey of architecture, specific characteristics of Egyptian, Greco-Roman, Gothic, other styles. Also, arrangement and construction of dwelling-houses and buildings in general. Over 200 plans, elevations and renderings. New Introduction.
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The Origins of Modern Architecture

Selected Essays from "architectural Record"

Author: Eric Uhlfelder

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486401454

Category: Architecture

Page: 299

View: 8665

Encompassing 22 articles originally published in the distinguished magazine Architectural Record between 1891 and 1914 , this volume features fascinating items such as William Fryer's outline of the technology that enabled skyscraper construction, Frank Lloyd Wright's seminal essay "In the Cause of Architecture," and much more. Over 250 black-and-white illustrations. Index.
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Craftsman Bungalows

59 Homes from the Craftsman

Author: Gustav Stickley

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486258294

Category: Architecture

Page: 151

View: 419

Provides floorplans and descriptions for bungalow-style homes that originally appeared in Gustav Stickley's magazine, The Craftsman
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Greek and Roman Architecture in Classic Drawings

Author: Hector d’Espouy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486156443

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

View: 5784

Perhaps the finest record of classical architecture ever made. Detailed illustrations offer unparalleled three-dimensionality and effects of scale. Parthenon, Roman temples, Pantheon, Colosseum, many others. Introductory notes. Preface. 127 plates.
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Daily Life of the Ancient Egyptians

Author: Bob Brier,A. Hoyt Hobbs

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313303135

Category: History

Page: 253

View: 9871

Explores the daily lives of ordinary people in ancient Egypt through reconstructions based on hieroglyphic inscriptions, paintings from tombs, and scenes from temple walls.
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Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old South

Author: J. Frazer Smith

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486142221

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

View: 6576

DIVRich survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Extensive commentary on each building, with over 100 detailed illustrations, including 36 floor plans. Bibliography. /div
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Studies of His Technology and Inventions

Author: Frank D. Prager,Gustina Scaglia

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486157288

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 5231

Comprehensive book describes how Filippo Brunelleschi built the dome of Florence's famed cathedral: masonry techniques, construction concepts, and more. 28 halftones. 18 line illustrations.
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Small Houses of the Twenties

The Sears, Roebuck 1926 House Catalog

Author: Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486139417

Category: Architecture

Page: 160

View: 8265

Excellent reproduction of rare catalog describes 86 different houses and bungalows in over 300 photographs, illustrations, and floor plans. Text provides complete descriptions.
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My Father, Frank Lloyd Wright

Author: John Lloyd Wright

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486140628

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

View: 1515

Charming memoir, by his son, of Wright as genius, father, and family man. The book also includes the complete text of William C. Gannet's The House Beautiful, a work designed by Wright. 10 halftones.
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Everyday Life in Ancient Egypt

Author: Jon Manchip White

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486143570

Category: History

Page: 208

View: 4578

Remarkably accurate picture of Egyptian life from the end of the third millenium BC to the Greek occupation in 330 BC. "A handy reference tool." — Horn Book. 120 illustrations.
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Their Construction and History

Author: Sidney Toy

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486248981

Category: Architecture

Page: 241

View: 944

Concise, scholarly survey traces castle development from ancient roots in the Levant, through Roman times and the Middle Ages. Nearly 200 photographs and drawings illustrate moats, keeps, baileys, and many other features. Covers Caernarvon Castle and Dover castle, Hadrian's Wall, the Tower of London, and dozens more. 199 black-and-white illustrations. Preface. Index. Footnotes.
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Synagogues of Europe

Architecture, History, Meaning

Author: Carol Herselle Krinsky

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486290782

Category: Architecture

Page: 461

View: 4838

Superbly illustrated views from antiquity to modern times accompany concise profiles of synagogues across the continent, including Cracow's Old Synagogue, the Great Synagogue of Vilnius, and Vienna's Tempelgasse. 253 illustrations.
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