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Robert Adam

Architect (3-Jul-1728 — 3-Mar-1792)


Geoffrey W. Beard. The Work of Robert Adam. Arco. 1978. 244pp.

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald. Robert Adam, Artist and Architect: His Works and His System. T. Fisher Unwin. 1904. 100pp.

John Fleming. Robert Adam and His Circle in Edinburgh & Rome. Harvard University Press. 1962. 393pp.

Eileen Harris. The Furniture of Robert Adam. Tiranti. 1963. 110pp.

Eileen Harris. The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors. Yale University Press. 2001. 378pp.

David N. King. The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam. Butterworth Architecture. 1991. 447pp.

James Lees-Milne. The Age of Adam. London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd.. 1947. 184pp.

Steven Parissien. Adam Style. Preservation Press. 1992. 240pp.

Damie Stillman. Decorative Work of Robert Adam. Transatlantic Arts. 1966. 119pp.

John Swarbrick. Robert Adam & His Brothers: Their Lives, Work & Influence on English Architecture, Decoration and Furniture. C. Scribner's Sons. 1915. 314pp.

Alan Andrew Tait. Robert Adam: Drawings and Imagination. Cambridge University Press. 1994. 174pp.

Doreen Yarwood. Robert Adam. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd.. 1970. 221pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.9)

  5. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.3)

  6. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.3)

  7. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.2)

  8. Legends in Their Own Time (p.2)

  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.68)

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