Item ABC/224 - Choix de Plans de Grandes Compositions Executees [Choice of Plans of Large Compositions Performed]

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ABC/224

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Choix de Plans de Grandes Compositions Executees [Choice of Plans of Large Compositions Performed]

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  • 1925 (Creation)

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1 volume

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A selection of Great Architectural Compositions, presented with their Gardens or Surroundings; A series of Ensembles from Antiquity, the Renaissance and from the Modern Times. It contains a suite of 32 plates, accompanied by descriptive text. Buildings included: The Acropolis of Athens; Pompei; The Caesars Forums and the Roman Forum; The Baths of Caracalla; The Roman Mars Field; The Alhambra, Granada; Dome Square, in Pisa; Places in Pistoia and Verona; Plan of the Central Part of Siena; Plan of the Central Party of Florence; Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens in Florence; St. Mark's Square, Venice; The Charterhouse of Pavia; The Vatican and the Leonine City; St. Peter and the Vatican; Villa d'Este, at Tivoli; Villa Aldobrandini, in Frascati; The Gardens of Pincio and Villa Borghese, Rome; Isola Bella of Lake Maggiore; El Escorial; The Chateau de Versailles and the Petit Parc; Detailed Plan of the 1st Floor of the Castle; The Two Trianons; The Gardens of Marly; The Great and the Little Sans Souci, at Potsdam; The Castle of Caserta.

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  • French

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Spine scuffed. corners alightly scuffed

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