A very good hardback copy in dust-wrapper. Private owner's book-plate. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
This volume is a unique compendium of the works of Robert and James Adam, both built and unbuilt. It includes 900 illustrations.
The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam is reprinted here in its entirety, updated and corrected. This title covers every one of the 230 or so built works, including 12 that have been recently discovered. It is complemented by a completely new title, Unbuilt Adam. This mentions all the brothers' important unbuilt projects, and it discusses and illustrates 130 of them.
This volume gives an exceptionally thorough review of the brothers' designs. From public buildings to country houses, and monuments to ceilings, it is well informed and erudite. It provides a mine of information for both the expert and the general reader, and it uses the works covered to give an understanding of the Adam manner.
* The definitive collection, one complete source of Adam 260 executed and 230 unexecuted works
* Detailed descriptions with photographs, drawings, plans, elevations and sectional drawings
* Covers works ranging from public buildings and country houses to estate buildings, monuments to ceilings to aid understanding of the Adam style and design ideas
From the Publisher: The original now includes twelve newly discovered built works creating a comprehensive catalogue of the architecture of Robert and James Adam. With 'Unbuilt Adam' 230 unbuilt works are introduced; and as with the 260 executed works, all are described in detail and are well supported by illustrations. From public buildings and country houses to estate buildings, monuments and ceilings, the volume is well informed and erudite, in providing an understanding of the Adam style and design ideas. The book provides invaluable information to the expert and clarity and interest for the general reader.
Titel: The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam
Verlag: Architectural Press
Einband: Hard Cover
Zustand: Very Good
Buchbeschreibung Oxford: Butterworth, 1991. 4°, Leinen. Buchzustand: Gut. first ed.. 445 S. dust-jacket, illustrations, very good condition Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1100. Artikel-Nr. 375901