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Title: Lines of defence [Book Review]
Authors: University of Malta. International Institute for Baroque Studies
Keywords: Books -- Reviews
Fortification -- Designs and plans -- Malta -- History
Knights of Malta -- History
Military architecture -- Malta
Architecture, Baroque -- Malta
Order of St John -- History
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: University of Malta. International Institute for Baroque Studies
Citation: University of Malta. International Institute for Baroque Studies. (2016). Lines of defence. [Review of the book: Lines of Defence : Fortification drawings of the Baroque age at the National library of Malta, by D. De Lucca,, S. Spiteri., & H. Bonnici]. Baroque Routes Newsletter, 11, 24.
Abstract: The International Institute for Baroque Studies at the University of Malta, in collaboration with Malta Libraries, have published a new, beautifully-produced book containing the eighteenth-century plans and elevations of the fortifications built and projected by the Hospitaller Knights of St. John in the Maltese islands . Titled LINES OF DEFENCE - Fortification Drawings of the Baroque Age at the National Library of Malta, this massive, large-format, full-colour publication brings together in one volume the collection of fortifications drawings of the Knights of the Order of St John housed in the National Library of Malta in Valletta.
Appears in Collections:Baroque Routes Newsletter, No.11, 2016

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