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Robert Adam

By: Doreen Yarwood

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247511

Condition: Very Good Condition


Robert Adam is one of the most honoured names in the history of western architecture. His buildings carry his 'signature' of rightness, nobility of proportion and taste as unmistakably as a chair by Sheraton. There have been earlier books about the architect's work but Adam the man has only been revealed in a thorough way since his extensive correspondence and documents were made available after 1950. Here the two aspects of the man and his work are for the first time integrated fully in one volume. We meet a determined young Scot setting forth from his impoverished native land--with many of h... View more info