New York: Braziller, (1974), 1974. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #014736
First American edition. 8vo; 128 pp.; 120 illustrations from photographs, plans, and drawings; bibliography. A very good paperback copy in pictorial wrappers. A survey of the French architect's work, with an emphasis on his anti-rococo sentiments and the role he played in the classical revival, as well as his elaboration of a theoretical definition of art, the reduction of the aesthetic of all fine art to the single principle of the imitation of nature.