E-Books (Open-Access)

Below is a list of open-access e-books; please click on each entry to see the full book.


Birgitte Bøggild Johannsen and Konrad Ottenheym (eds), Beyond Scylla and Charybdis. European Courts and Court Residences outside Habsburg and Valois/Bourbon Territories 1500-1700 (The National Museum of Denmark/University Press of Southern Denmark, 2015).

Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard

Sylva Dobalová and Ivan P. Muchka (eds), Looking for Leisure: Court Residences and their Satellites, 1400-1700 (Palatium, 2017).

Jeroen Goudeau, Mariette Verhoeven and Wouter Weijers (eds), The Imagined and Real Jerusalem in Art and Architecture (Leiden:  Brill, 2014).

Stephan Hoppe, Krista De Jonge, and Stefan Breitling (eds), The Interior as an Embodiment of Power:  The Image of the Princely Patron and its Spatial Setting (1400-1700) (Palatium, 2018).

Stephan Hoppe and Stephan Breitling (eds), Virtual Palaces, Part II:  Lost Palaces and their Afterlife, Virtual Reconstruction between Science and Media (Palatium, 2016).

Herbert Karner, Ingrid Ciulisová and Bernardo J. García García (eds), The Habsburgs and their Courts in Europe, 1400–1700:  Between Cosmopolitism and Regionalism (Palatium, 2014).

Pieter Martens (ed), Virtual Palaces, Part I: Digitizing and Modelling Palaces (Palatium, 2016).

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Publications

The National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC) Publications

Katalin Prajda, Network and Migration in Early Renaissance, 1378-1433:  Friends of Friends in the Kingdom of Hungary (Amsterdam:  Amsterdam University Press, 2018).

Jürgen Renn, Wilhelm Osthues, and Hermann Schlimme (eds), Wissengeschichte der Architektur, vol. 3:  Vom Mittelalter bis zur Frühen Neuzeit (Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge, 2014).

Kevin Salatino, Incendiary Art:  The Representation of Fireworks in Early Modern Europe (Santa Monica:  Getty Publications, 1997).


Ferdinand Oppl, Heike Krause, and Christoph Sonnlechner, Wien als Festungsstadt im 16. Jahrhundert (Vienna: Böhlau, 2017).

Ulrike Seeger, Stadtpalais und Belvedere des Prinzen Eugen (Vienna:  Böhlau, 2004).


English Heritage, English Heritage Archaeological Monographs, 2014

Caroline Dakers (ed), Fonthill Recovered:  A Cultural History (London:  UCL Press, 2018).

Madge Dresser and Andrew Hann (eds), Slavery and the British Country House (Historic England, 2013).

Sarah Rutherford and Ceryl Evans, Capability Brown’s Plans Reference Catalogue for Researchers (Historic England, 2018).

Peter White and Alan Cook, Sherborne Old Castle, Dorset: Archaeological Investigations 1930-90 (London: The Society of Antiquaries of London, 2015).


Jean-François-Thérèse Chalgrin, Vue du portail et de la place de St. Sulpice, : que l’on execute sur les dessins de Servandoni plus les divers projets qu’il a produit pour cette entreprise, avec les changements de Mr. Chalgrin en 8 planches (Paris, 1781).

Nicolas Le Camus de Mézières, The Genius of Architecture; or, The Analogy of That Art with Our Sensations, trans. David Britt (Santa Monica:  Getty Publications, 1992).

Neil Murphy, Ceremonial Entries, Municipal Liberties and the Negotiation of Power in Valois France, 1328-1589 (Leiden: Brill, 2016).

Claude Perrault, Ordonnance for the Five Kinds of Columns after the Method of the Ancients, trans. Indra Kagis McEwen (Santa Monica:  Getty Publications, 1993).


Sebastian Fitzner, Architekturzeichnungen der deutschen Renaissance: Funktion und Bildlichkeit zeichnerischer Produktion 1500–1650(Cologne: MAP, 2015).

Friedrich Gilly, Essays on Architecture, 1796-1799, trans. David Britt (Santa Monica:  Getty Publications, 1994).

Marion Hilliges, Christian Scholl, eds., Gilly – Weinbrenner – Schinkel – Baukunst auf Papier zwischen Gotik und Klassizismus (Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen, 2016).


Nicola Badolato, «All’occhio, all’udito ed al pensiero»:  gli allestimenti operistici romani di Filippo Juvarra per Pietro Ottoboni e Maria Casimira di Polonia (Turin:  Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura, 2016).

Roberto Caterino, Costruire e rappresentare la maestà del sovrano. Atri, scaloni e saloni nei progetti di Filippo Juvarra per residenze reali, da Messina a Madrid (Turin:  Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura, 2016).

Maya Corry, Marco Faini and Alessia Meneghin (eds), Domestic Devotions in Early Modern Italy (Leiden:  Brill, 2018).

Francesca Curti and Lothar Sickel, Dokumente zur Geschichte des Palazzo Zuccari 1578–1904 (München: Hirmer 2013).

Guido Laurenti, Letteratura come retorica. Vittorio Amedeo II e Pietro Gioffredo: il «ricupero letterario» in funzione dinastico-politica. I caratteri originali del Barocco sabaudo (Turin:  Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura, 2016).

Elisabetta Lurgo, Carità barocca: Opere pie e luoghi pii nello Stato sabaudo fra XVII e XVIII secolo (Turin:  Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura, 2016).

Andrea Marchesi, Delizie d’archivio. Registi e documenti per la storia delle residenze estensi nella Ferrara del Cinquecento, 2 vols. (Ferrara, 2012-16).

Sara Martinetti, Filippo Juvarra e l’elaborazione del gusto decorativo tra Roma e Torino (1704-1735) (Turin:  Fondazione 1563 per l’Arte e la Cultura, 2016).

Edward Olszewski, Dynamics of Architecture in Late Baroque Rome. Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni at the Cancelleria (Berlin: De Gruyter Open, 2015).


Lisa Jardine, Temptation in the Archives:  Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture (London:  UCL Press, 2015).