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Roman Mornings

James Lees-Milne

In eight illuminating chapters we have the history of the Eternal City-Ancient Roman, Early Christian, Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo-the history of the buildings themselves, and Lees-Milne's inspired description and criticism of them as architectural masterpieces.

Book Details

  • Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
  • Publish Date: Apr 21st, 1998
  • Pages: 148
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.40in - 5.48in - 0.57in - 0.51lb
  • EAN: 9781561310111
  • Categories: General

About the Author

James Lees-Milne was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford. He was the first Secretary of the National Trust's Buildings Committee and he was in charge of its country houses and historic buildings. Roman Mornings won the Heinemann Award, as did his biography of Harold Nicolson. Venetian Evenings, a companion work to Roman Mornings, is also published by New Amsterdam.

Praise for this book

A brief, lyrical introduction.--Michael Webb "L.A. Architect"
Less-Milne offers not scholarship but, rather, entertainment of the most elegant and eye-opening kind.--Deborah Howard "Architecture"