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The Builder's Director [electronic resource]: Or Bench-Mate: Being a Pocket Treasury of the Grecian, Roman, and Gothic Orders of Architecture, Made Easy to the Meanest Capacity by Near 500 Examples, Improved From the Best Authors, Ancient and Modern, of Pedestals, Bases, Shafts, Capitals, Columns, Architraves, Freezes, Brackets, Cornices, Arches, Imposts, Key-Stones, Trusses, Moldings of Raking Pediments, Frontispieces. Portico's, Arcades, Colonades, Chimney-Pieces, Fretts, Guilochi's, Groins, Weatherings, Moldings for Tabernacles, Frames, &C. Proportioned by Minutes and by Equal Parts, the Like Never Before Published. Engraved on 184 Copper Plates. Wherein the Orders of Andrea Palladio Are Truly Laid Down, Free From Erroneous Measures. Written for the Use of Gentlemen Delighting in True Architecture; And for Masters and Workmen to Draw From and Work After. By Batty Langley, Architect

Langley, Batty
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for and sold by H.Piers opposite to Dean-Street, in High-Holborn, 1747.
Language
English
Description
[2], xxiv p., 184plates ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With an initial leaf of advertisements.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T11860.
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