Excerpt From A Text Book Of The History Of ArchitectureThe Aim Of This Work Has Been To Sketch The Various Periods And Styles Of Architecture With The Broadest Possible Strokes, And To Mention, With Such Brief Characterization As Seemed Permissi Ble Or Necessary, The Most Important Works Of Each Period Or Style Extreme Condensation In Presenting The Leading Facts Of Architectural History Has Been Necessary, And Much That Would Rightly Claim Place In A Larger Work Has Been Omitted Here The Danger Was Felt To Be Rather In The Direction Of Too Much Detail Than Of Too Little While The Book Is Intended Primarily To Meet The Special Requirements Of The College Student, Those Of The Gen Eral Reader Have Not Been Lost Sight Of The Majority Of The Technical Terms Used Are Defined Or Explained In The Context, And The Small Remainder In A Glossary At The End Of The Work Ex Tended Criticism And Minute Description Were Out Of The Question, And Discussion Of Controverted Points Has Been In Consequence As Far As Possible Avoided.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
Cyrus Hamlin He graduated at Amherst in 1875, studied architecture at Boston and Paris, and afterward began teaching architecture at Columbia in its School of Engineering He was director from 1903 to 1912.He wrote many articles in the professional magazines was the author of A textbook of the History of Architecture 1906 He was one of the men who collaborated to write European and Japanese Gardens 1902.
- 498 pages
- A Text-Book of the History of Architecture
- Alfred D.F. Hamlin
- 20 September 2018 Alfred D.F. Hamlin