Item ABC/9 - Ancient, and modern architecture, consisting of views, plans, elevations, sections and details of the most remarkable edifices in the world in 3 vols. vol I

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Ancient, and modern architecture, consisting of views, plans, elevations, sections and details of the most remarkable edifices in the world in 3 vols. vol I

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  • 1844-1849 (Creation)

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A short introduction for some structures, consisting of views, plans, elevations and sections, some to scale. A focus on Classic, Roman and Eastern architecture, including ruins, statues, and tombs. Items included are: The Temple of Segesta; The Temple of Ebsamboul; Tomb of Narshi-Rustam; Temple in the Isle of Gozo; The Temple of Siva at Ellora; Temple of Viscuacarma at Ellora; The Treasury of Atreus at Mycenae; The Temple of Theseus at Athens; The Temple of Minerva; Temple of Aroeris at Edfou; The Acropolis of Mycenae; The Lions Gate at Mycenae; Ruins of the Acropolis of Tiryns; Sphinxes, Lions and Rams; Menephtheum; Egyptian Houses; The Temple of Khons at Karnac; The House of Pansa at Pompeii; The Great Theatre at Pompeii; Palace of Diocletian at Spalatro; The Flavian Amphitheatre (The Colosseum); The Temple of Vesta at Tivoli; The Arch of Septimius Severus; The Tomb of Caius Cestius at Rome; The Tomb of Cecilia Metella at Rome; The Amphitheatre of Pola; Amphitheatre of Nismes; Triumphal Arches; Celtic Monuments; Mosque of Al-Mow Aiyad at Cairo; Mosque of Ibn Tulun at Cairo.

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  • English

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Corners slightly scuffed

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