Featured Acquisitions | Architecture

Welcome to our Featured Acquisitions, Architecture.

Highlights include Robert Wood’s important studies of the archaeological sites of Palmyra and Baalbek (1753-1757); an 1823 illustrated description of Fonthill, the Gothic abbey built by eccentric William Beckford; an important folio of engravings by Robert Adam based on the ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Dalmatia (1764); a selection of illustrated works showing gardens and country-houses; two 19th-century surveys of Regency architecture in London; and a compilation of engravings showing Raphael’s frescoes in the Vatican Loggia.

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