The Story of Western Architecture :: Bill Risebero soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: The Herbert Press, 1979, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white drawings; Plans;
From the cover: The buildings of any period reflect the structure and development of society as much as they do the aesthetics and technology of the time. Thus, when the church, monarchs or warlords were rich and powerful and the work-force large and cheap, society concentrated on the construction of great cathedrals or castles. Periods of economic growth, when wealth lay in agriculture or trade, are reflected in the mansions built to house successful merchants or the owners of large estates. And among the monuments of early industrial society are factories and urban housing schemes.
Bill Risebero traces the …
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little faded at the spine and onto the margins of the panels with a stain to the verso at the tail of the spine.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 272 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10¼” x 7″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Architecture catalogue?