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Título: Cast Iron Decoration: A World Survey.
Editorial: Whitney Library of Design , New York
Año de publicación: 1977
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Edición: 1st Edition
4to. Orange brown cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 336pp. Numerous illustrations. Very good/very good. Faint bit of jacket wear; inoffensive abrasion on title page from bookplate removal. Tight, attractive first U.S. edition of this influential survey. N° de ref. de la librería 34836
Sinopsis: Cast iron flourished during the 19th century in an amazing variety of forms, often of extreme richness of design. This volume surveys cast iron decoration worldwide in over 500 illustrations - specially taken photographs of surviving work supported by reproductions of pattern books and drawings. All national variations are covered, from Victorian Brighton to New Orleans, from Paris and Lisbon to the relics of colonial empire in South Africa, India, Tahiti and Mexico. The author details its relationship to architecture and its aesthetic contribution to buildings.
Biografía del autor: Dr E. Graeme Robertson was a renowned authority on cast iron. Joan Robertson, his daughter, assisted him in research and photography.
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