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The Resource Brunelleschi's dome : how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture, Ross King

Brunelleschi's dome : how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture, Ross King

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Brunelleschi's dome : how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture
Title
Brunelleschi's dome
Title remainder
how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture
Statement of responsibility
Ross King
Title variation
Brunelleschis dome
Title variation remainder
how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of how fifteenth-century goldsmith and clock maker Filippo Brunelleschi devised the plan to build the dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence, an engineering feat that had puzzled architects for over a century
Summary
Describes how a fifteenth-century goldsmith and clockmaker, Filippo Brunelleschi, came up with a unique design for the dome to crown Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore
Writing style
Award
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Nonfiction, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2000.
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154169
Cataloging source
DLC
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1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Ross
Dewey number
726.6/0945/51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA5621.F7
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  • 1400
  • 1400
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Santa Maria del Fiore (Cathedral : Florence, Italy)
  • Brunelleschi, Filippo
  • Domes
  • Florence (Italy)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture
Label
Brunelleschi's dome : how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture, Ross King
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [177]) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A more beautiful and honourable temple -- The goldsmith of San Giovanni -- The treasure hunters -- An ass and a babbler -- The rivals -- Men without name or family -- Some unheard-of machine -- The chain of stone -- The table of the fat carpenter -- The pointed fifth -- Bricks and mortar -- Circle by circle -- The monster of the Arno -- Debacle at Lucca -- From bad to worse -- Consecration -- The lantern -- Magni Ingenii Viri Philippi Brunelleschi -- The nest of delights
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780802713667
Lccn
2001280068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Brunelleschi's dome : how a Renaissance genius reinvented architecture, Ross King
Publication
Note
Originally published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page [177]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A more beautiful and honourable temple -- The goldsmith of San Giovanni -- The treasure hunters -- An ass and a babbler -- The rivals -- Men without name or family -- Some unheard-of machine -- The chain of stone -- The table of the fat carpenter -- The pointed fifth -- Bricks and mortar -- Circle by circle -- The monster of the Arno -- Debacle at Lucca -- From bad to worse -- Consecration -- The lantern -- Magni Ingenii Viri Philippi Brunelleschi -- The nest of delights
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
194 pages
Isbn
9780802713667
Lccn
2001280068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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