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**Anderson and Spiers: Architecture of Greece and Rome. New York: Chas. Scribner'e Sons. $7.50 net. A modern and complete English work giving, in at tractive form, descriptions and illustrations of Greek and Roman architecture.
British Museum: Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities; the sculptures of the Parthenon, London, 1880. 1886.
Canina: L'Architettura Antica. (Ancient Architecture.) Rome. 1830-44. 10 volumes. An old work in Italian, with large engravings of old Roman work somewhat carelessly and incorrectly restored.
♦Durand: Recueilet Par all ele des Edifices de Tout Genre, Anciens et Modernes. (Review and Parallel of Buildings of Every Class, Ancient and Modern.) Paris, 1800. 90 folding plates. A portfolio of carefully drawn and elaborate French School renderings.
Fergusson: History of Architecture. London, 1865. 2 volumes, illustrated. $7.50. An old-fashioned work still considered an authority, with wood engravings, and statements which often do not agree with modern and more recent researches.
**Gaudet: Theorie de I'Architecture. (Theory of Architecture.) Paris. 3 volumes. The most up-to-date and exhaustive work on the subject, fully illustrated. By a professor of the Ecole des Beaux Arts. It requires a rather good command of modern conversational French to read it with ease.
Gailhabaud: Monuments Anciens et Modernes. (Ancient and Modern Monuments.) A collection forming a history of architecture. Paris, 1855. 4 volumes, 399 plates. An elaborate and somewhat pedantic French work.
♦Longfellow: Encyclopedia of Architecture in Greece, Italy, and France. New York. An interesting work, though neither complete nor balanced in scope.
♦Luebke: History of Art. Edited by Russell Sturgis. New York. A well-considered volume.
Reber: History of Ancient Art. Translated by J. T. Clarke, New York, 1882. Illustrated. Somewhat archaeologic in intention.
Reynaud: Traite d' Architecture. (Treatise on Architecture.) Paris. Text 2 volumes; plates, 2 volumes. Another well-illustrated French work.
Schliemann: Mycence. Text. Illustrations of very early Greek work. (Cyclopean).
Simpson, F. M.: History of Architectural Development. London, 1905. An essay-like volume.
Sturgis: Dictionary of Architecture and Building. 3 volumes. New York: The Macmillan Co. $18. A modern dictionary in English, with many illustrations.
Uhde: Architectural Forms of Classic Ages. New York. $18.
*Viollet-le-Duc: Discourses on Architecture. Boston. 1875. 2 volumes; plates. A translation of a book by a French restorer and authority