Military architecture, cartography and the representation of the early modern European city : a checklist of treatises on fortification in the Newberry Library View larger
Pollak (Martha D.)
Newberry Library (Chicago)

Military architecture, cartography and the representation of the early modern European city : a checklist of treatises on fortification in the Newberry Library

Chicago, Newberry Library, 1991
(26 cm), xxxvi, 119 (1) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Catalogue of 73 books on military architecture held by the Newberry Library, with locations of other copies, biographical information about the authors and brief descriptions of the books. In the introduction, the author traces the evolution of military architects from aesthetic humanists to scientific surveyors, and also the change of audience for their treatises, from patrons to student military engineers. Reviewed by Charles van den Heuvel, in Quaerendo, volume 23 (1993), pp.138-140. ¶ Excellent, unmarked copy.
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