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Nikolaus Pevsner - The Sources of Modern Architecture & Design (2nd Hand Paperback)

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The turn of the nineteenth century saw an extraordinary flowering of invention in architecture and design, with two contrasting styles emerging; Art Nouveau and the International Style.

Professor Pevsner brings a new clarity to an often confusing period, tracing with the aid of nearly two hundred carefully chosen illustrations the origins of twentieth-century ideas in architecture and the applied arts.

  • Format : Standard, Glossy 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - Architecture, Design & Engineering
  • Published : 1968 (This Edition 1995 - Thames & Hudson / World of Art)
  • ISBN : 9780500200728
  • SKU : B002654
  • PPC : LL500gm
  • RRP : N/A
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"No one but Dr Pevsner could have packed so much information into so compact a work or illustrated it more effectively." - The Times Literary Supplement.

"This book is a classic. I read it as a required book when working for my degree in design. That was many years ago, and I remembered it and just had to have it. I wasn't disappointed. It lets you see the evolution of modern design, from the time of William Morris." - Google Review.

"There is no more readable, more copiously illustrated survey of the period from the Crystal Palace to the Bauhaus" - Sunday Telegraph.

The Author

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner CBE FBA was a German-British art historian and architectural historian best known for his monumental 46-volume series of county-by-county guides, The Buildings of England. He is widely considered one of the most influential writers on the history of architecture in the 20th century.