A parallel of the ancient architecture with the modern : in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders ... The three Greek orders, Dorick, Ionick and Corinthian, comprise the first part of this treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita the latter / written in French by Roland Frâeart, sieur de Chambray; made English for the benefit of builders. To which is added An account of architects and architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms, particularly affected by architects. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of statues. By John Evelyn.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




115 p. : ill. ; cm.


Descriptive Terms

Architecture Orders.


Frâeart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676.
Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639. The elements of architecture.
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. An account of architects and architecture ... with Leon Baptista Alberti's treatise of statues.
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua.


London : Printed by T. W. for J. Walthoe [and others]


115 p. : ill. ; cm.

Call Number

Rare Browne NA2812.F8 1733