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James Fergusson (1808–1886)

Fergusson, James. A celebrated Scotch writer on architecture; born at Ayr, Scotland, Jan. 22, 1808; died in London, Jan. 9, 1886. His early travels in the Orient resulted in the ‘Historical Inquiry into the True Principles of Art’ (1849). His monumental achievement is ‘History of Architecture in All Countries’ (3d ed. 1894). Among his titles, which include volumes incorporated into his great history, are ‘Illustrated Handbook of Architecture’ (1855); ‘History of the Modern Styles of Architecture’; ‘The History of Indian and Eastern Architecture.’