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Lectures on architecture delivered at the Royal Academy / by the late Edward M. Barry, R.A., Professor of Architecture from 1874 to 1880 ; edited (with introductory memoir) by Alfred Barry, D.D.

E.M. Barry RA

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London: John Murray, Albermarle Street, 1881

Physical Description

71, [1], 433 p. : ill., 22 plates ; 23 cm.

General Note

With portrait and illustrations.


Introductory memoir / Alfred Barry -- First Series [of Lectures]. General Principles. -- I. Variety of interest in architecture -- II. Architecture in relation to nature and humanity -- III. Architecture: a matter of public interest -- IV. Architecture as a fine and useful art -- V. Architecture governed by technical principles -- VI. Architectural proportion and ornament -- VII. Architecture allied with colour -- VIII. Architectural study and practice -- IX. Architects and architectural restoration -- X. Town architecture and modern problems -- Second Series [of Lectures]. Historical Examples -- I. Early military architecture -- II. English domestic architecture, twelfth century -- III. Domestic architecture, thirteenth century -- IV. Domestic architecture, fourteenth century -- V. Fifteenth century, old London -- VI. English transitional architecture -- VII. Elizabethan architecture -- VIII. The English Renaissance -- IX. Italian Gothic and the Renaissance -- X. Italian Gothic in secular buildings -- XI. The early Renaissance. Brunelleschi -- XII. Second period. Bramante and Sansovino -- XIII. Third period. Palladio and Vignola


Inscribed in black ink on the half title-page: "From the Editor"

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