The rudiments of architecture, being a treatise on practical geometry, on Grecian and Roman mouldings; shewing the best method of drawing their curves, with remarks on the effect of both. Also, on the origin of building, on the five orders of architecture, on their general and particular parts and embellishments, with examples for cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves and stairs, correctly engraved on thirty-four copperplates. By Asher Benjamin.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151088

Description

96 p. ill., plates (2 fold.) 22 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture
Architecture Details.
Architecture Orders.

Originator

Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845.

Publication

Boston, R. P. & C. Williams

Description

96 p. ill., plates (2 fold.) 22 cm.

Call Number

Rare Browne NA2520.B5 1820

Material Type

Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Edition

2d ed., enl.,