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1810 The Five Orders Of Architecture. Nicholson

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 1810 The Five Orders Of Architecture. Nicholson

The Student’s Instructor In Drawing And Working The Five Orders Of Architecture. Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings; For Diminishing and Glueing of Columns and Capitals; For Finding the True Diameter of an Order to Any Given Height; For Striking the Ionic Volute, Circular or Elliptical; With Finished Examples on a Large Scale, of their Orders, their Planceers, Etc. and Some Designs for Door-Cases, Elegantly Engraved on Forty One Plates, with Explanations. By Peter Nicholson, Architect. Third Edition. London. 1810. Published by J. Taylor at the Architectural Library. 39,(2 ads) pages + 41 plates (1 folding). Illustrated. 8-1/2 inches. The front cover and end page are detached; lacks rear cover and end page; the spine is somewhat cracked. Occasional minor age toning. Very slight occasional age toning. The text and plates are bound tightly and are very clean.


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