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Excerpt from Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad, Vol. 2 of 3: With Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected
The commands which the king of Bavaria gave De Klenze were in a different Spirit. Build me a palace, in which nothing within or without shall be of transient fashion or interest; a palace for my posterity, and my people, as well as myself; of which the decorations shall be durable as well as splendid, and shall appear one or two centuries hence as pleasing to the eye and taste as they do now. Upon this principle, said De Klenze, looking round, I designed what you now see.
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bound: 326 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (April 17, 2017)
isbn: 1333051220, 978-1333051228,
weight: 15.5 ounces (