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The architectural instructor, containing a history of architecture from the earliest ages to the present time;illustrated with nearly 250 engravings of ancient, mediµval, and modern cities, temples, palaces, cathedrals, and monuments; also, the Greek and early Roman classic orders, their principles and beauties; with a large number of original designs of cottages, villas, and mansions, of different sizes, accompanied with practical observations on construction ... and further designs of churches, monuments, and public buildings; together with a glossary of architectural terms ... By Minard Lafever, architect.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Lafever, Minard.
Publication
New York, G.P. Putnam & Co.
Date
1856.
Description
526 p. CXII pl. (part col., incl. plans, diagrs.) 32 x 25 cm.
Notes
Gift of Tom McGrath, 1992. Title page is stamped "This is the property of Jos. D. Leland, Architect / Please use care in handling."
GUSN
255145
Call Number
Stacks NA200.L25 1856
Descriptive terms
Architecture History.

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