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The Five Books of Architecture

The Five Books of Architecture


Serlio, Sebastiano

Pap. New York, 1982

Book ID: 4698

Five rare volumes comprise influential link between classical architectural theory and Renaissance architecture reproduced in one inexpensive volume. Serlio establishes the importance of geometry and perspective and provides practical information on terrain, materials, antique and Renaissance structures (St. Peters in Rome, Colosseum, Pantheon, etc.), and theaters. Unabridged reprint of the English edition of 1661.

416 pp. Over 300 illus. Very good to fine condition.