San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1995). First Edition. Hardcover. Square small quarto; pp; (23); beautifully illustrated in color pop-ups by Michael Bender; slick pictorial paper covered covers; boards a bit splayed else very good with all pop-ups functional, a clean bright copy. Very good. Item #19009
A pop-up book about the Italian Renaissance architect,sculptor and engineer, Filippo Brunelleschi, explaining how he designed the dome of the cathedral in Florence. Brunelleschi developed the theory of perspective, altering the face of architecture. The details of Florentine life are given as the book follows Brunelleschi's career from apprentice to leading architect.