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Sticks & Stones A Study of American Architecture and Civilization Lewis Mumford
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Sticks & Stones A Study of American Architecture and Civilization Lewis Mumford
Sticks & Stones A Study of American Architecture and Civilization Lewis Mumford

Sticks & Stones A Study of American Architecture and Civilization Lewis Mumford

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Sticks & Stones

A Study of American Architecture and Civilization

by Lewis Mumford


This is the 1955 Dover reprint of the work which was originally published in 1924. From the book's cover:

Sticks and Stones is more than ever an important source book for the architect, social scientist, and aesthetician. In it, Mr. Mumford, one of the most influential critics of our day, shows the influence of the mediaeval tradition on American architecture, weighs the importance of the vernacular building, and offers what was probably the first written appreciation of the New England village as an architectural entity. He also deals with the work of Henry Hobson Richardson and John A. Roebling, builder of the Brooklyn Bridge...

Table of Contents:

* The Medieval Tradition
* The Heritage of the Renaissance
* The Classical Myth
* The Diaspora of the Pioneer
* The Defeat of Romanticism
* The Imperial Facade
* The Age of the Machine
* Architecture and Civilization
* Envoi


DETAILS & CONDITION

Binding: Softcover book
Copyright: 1924 by Boni and Liveright, Inc.
Second Revised Edition Copyright 1955 by Dover Publications, Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications, Inc.
Numbered pages: 238
Dimensions in inches: Approx. 5 3/8 x 8

Covers show overall surface rubbing and some edge and corner wear. Creasing and soiling to the spine. Pages are lightly tanned. No underlining or highlighting to the text. Binding is tight.


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