"Monuments, Ornaments of Remote Ages" by J.B. Waring
Discover the fascinating world of ancient architecture with the superb book "Monuments, Ornaments of Remote Ages" by J.B. Waring. This beautifully illustrated volume takes you on a journey through the art and architecture of vanished civilizations, from Egypt and Greece to Rome and Byzantium.
Waring's detailed and insightful commentary brings each monument and ornament to life, illuminating the inspiration, technique and symbolism behind these ancient masterpieces. From the majestic columns of the Parthenon to the intricate carvings of Egyptian temples, this book is a wealth of knowledge and inspiration for anyone interested in the history of architecture and design.