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LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI'S HYPNEROTOMACHIA

By: LIANE LEFAIVRE

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MIT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM59213

ISBN: 0262621959

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The enigmatic, polyglot Hypnerotomachia Poliphili -- the inspiration for the bestselling novel The Rule of Four -- has fascinated architects and historians since its publication in 1499. Part fictional narrative and part scholarly treatise, richly illustrated with wood engravings, the book is an extreme case of erotic furor, aimed at everything -- especially architecture -- that the protagonist, Poliphilo, encounters in his quest for his beloved, Polia. Among the inst... View more info