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The Architecture of the French Enlightenment

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - France,
  • General,
  • Art / General,
  • 17th-18th Century Architecture,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • 17th-18th centuries,
  • Architecture, Modern,
  • France,
  • Neoclassicism (Architecture),
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9757743M
    ISBN 100520067398
    ISBN 109780520067394

    A lifelong book lover, Jefferson began his architectural collection while a student. His first two purchases were James Leoni’s The Architecture of A. Palladio () and James Gibbs’ Rules for Drawing the Several Parts of Architecture ().


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