Leon Battista Alberti
The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1991, English; originally published in the 15th century in Latin
Nonfiction, Architecture
6.875 x 10 inches, paperback, 470 pages
ISBN: 9780262510608
Suggested Retail Price: $51.00

From the Publisher. De Re Aedificatoria, by Leon Battista Alberti (1404-1472), was the first modern treatise on the theory and practice of architecture. Its importance for the subsequent history of architecture is incalculable, yet this is the first English translation based on the original, exceptionally eloquent Latin text on which Alberti's reputation as a theorist is founded.


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