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    DescriptionThe rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St. Peter's in Rome, became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings in the world, and ended their lives as bitter enemies. Engrossing and impeccably researched, full of dramatic tension and breathtaking insight, The Genius in the Design is the remarkable tale of how two extraordinary visionaries schemed and maneuvered to get the better of each other and, in the process, created the spectacular Roman cityscape of today.


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    Title
    The Genius in the Design
    Subtitle
    Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jake Morrissey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060525347
    ISBN 10: 0060525347
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.1
    BIC subject category V2: AMN, BGHA, BGFA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY, CHRN/17CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BIC subject category V2: AMX
    BISAC V2.8: BIO001000
    DC21: 726.50922456
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A05092720, A05202200
    BISAC V2.8: ARC016000
    DC22: 726.50922456
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000, BIO006000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Publication date
    01 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "In clear prose and with splendid touches of drama, history and architecture are both brought wonderfully to life.--Ross King, author of the New York Times bestsellers BRUNELLESCHI'S DOME and MICHELANGELO AND THE POPE'S CEILING