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Author Graham, Roderick, 1934-

Title Arbiter of elegance : a biography of Robert Adam / Roderick Graham
Published Edinburgh : Birlinn, 2009


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Description xviii, 382 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 25 cm
Contents Anarchy and Augustans -- The search for foundations -- The grand tourist -- Bob the Roman -- Spalatro -- A great diversity of ceilings -- Foundation stone laid -- A regiment of artificers -- Four Scotchmen by name of Adams -- Certain public works in the city of Edinburgh -- Monuments of his taste and genius
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Adam, Robert, 1728-1792.
Architects -- Scotland -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2009415908
ISBN 1841588024 (hbk.)
9781841588025 (hbk.)
Other Titles Biography of Robert Adam