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Recueil Historique de la Vie et des Ouvrages des Plus Célébres Architectes.

(XIV), 249 pp. text by J. F. Félibien, the son of the early art historian André Félibien and a noted architect and architectural historian in his own right, presenting a systematic approach to the history of European architecture through the 14th century, heavily annotated throughout. 4to. Early calf, rubbed, spine chipped. Paris (Denys Mariette) 1696. Second edition, the first published in 1687.

Félibien praised the Gothic style, which at the time was held in disrepute.

Book ID: 46343

Price: $875.00