Comment on Argument_38: “A complete Body of architecture” by Isaac Ware seems to be very similiar to your book. Not only does it only consist of ten books, which is how I came across your book, but it also tries to give a general overview on some broad but important aspects of architecture. Mine is…
I’ve been wondering all along how the book list was arranged. Is it arbitrary or is there a purpose behind it? Now I was asked to find out my burning question in the last assignment ‘task 4’. Trivial as it may seem, I began my research with the bare name of my author: Isaac Ware….
When I first started my search for similar books to Isaac Ware’s “A complete body of architecture” I was very unsure what to search for. In task 2 I found out, that this book is ten books combined into one, where each one focuses on a different category or element that is related to architecture,…
“Designs of Inigo Jones and others” by Isaac Ware published 1742 A big question mark was written across my face as I read through Task 3. What was my book about again? I just remembered that there was nothing written in it, but “only” a few sketched pages. So my first step was to read…
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“Designs of Inigo Jones and others” by Isaac Ware published 1742 The Book «Designs of Inigo Jones and others» was published 1742 by Isaac Ware. It was the second edition. The book has approximately a A5 format. Is not very thick, so it is handy. I could imagine that he could carry it with him…
A complete body of architecture was written by Isaac Ware, who was an English architect and lived from 1704 to 1766. He worked as a translator of Andrea Palladio, an Italian Renaissance architect. After growing up in poverty he got adopted where his talent was recognised quickly. He was a member of the St. Martin’s…
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At first glance the book seemed to be in pretty good shape and the book cover felt very sturdy. However the pages already had small tears, stains and were undulating which is why we were reminded to be gentle with them.