CITIES AND PEOPLE: A Social and Architectural History

By: Girouard, Mark

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FIRST EDITION. Hardcover with dust jacket. Bound in publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Printed endpapers. Illustrated with over 300 Color and B&W photographs. A social and architectural history of western cities from the Middle Ages up to the 20th century, exemplified by Constantinople, Florence, Siena, Ghent, Bruges, Venice, Rome, Amsterdam, Paris, Manchester, London, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. In this lively, sumptuously illustrated book, the author of the best-selling Life In The English Country House takes us on a tour of cities and their people through the centuries. Focusing on carefully selected cities at crucial periods in their history, Mark Girouard looks at their architecture and design in the light of the needs of the men and women who lived in them. Splendidly illustrated in the "patented" Girouard way. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition; unread, unmarked, tight, square, and clean, except for small bookseller's label on dust jacket. AS NEW/FINE+.. Color and B&W Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. vii, (iii) 397 pp

Title: CITIES AND PEOPLE: A Social and Architectural History

Author Name: Girouard, Mark

Categories: Philosophy & Social Sciences, History, Architecture,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1985

ISBN Number: 0300035020

ISBN Number 13: 9780300035025

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 2521

Keywords: Art: Architecture: Sociology: Urban Planning: Art History; Painting; Urban Development;