[Building Facades]. Burden, Ernest.
Building Facades: Faces, Figures, and Ornamental Details.
Quarto, pp. 275 includes over 2,000 b/w photos and drawings and glossary
The "definitive history of architectural facades, faces, and figures in all their varied splendor". A tremendous source of architectural details. A monumental undertaking by noted architectural historian Ernest Burden. As with most McGraw-Hill publications, systematic, comprehensive with an imprressive number of photographic images (over 2000!) of building facades. Organized under the headings: Precedents, Ornament, Renovation, Renewal. Impressive.
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very Good in Very Good DJ with small tear.
Book Id: 15946