Ancient masonry, both in the theory and practice, demonstrating the useful rules of arithmetick, geometry, and architecture, in the proportions and orders of the most eminent masters of all nations, viz. Vitruvius, Bramante ... Sir Christoph. Wren, &c., &c., &c. And also of the Cariatides, Persians, French, Spanish, and English. Together with their most valuable designs for temples, triumphal arches ... ornaments, &c. The whole interspersed with critical remarks and observations on each master, illustrated by above three thousand examples, engraved on ... copper plates. With a dictionarial index, explaining the terms of art used herein. By B. Langley.

Author
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London, The Author [etc.] 1736.
Description
2 p. ., 3-434 (i.e. 430), xi, [22] p. cccclxxi (i.e. 494) pl. (part fold., incl. plans, diagrs.) 48 cm.

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  • Pages 25-28 omitted in numbering.
  • Head and tail pieces; initials.
OCLC
18268087
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