The American builder's companion, or, A system of architecture particluarly adapted to the present style of building : treating on practical geometry, the origin of building ... / by Asher Benjamin.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151091

Description

iv, [2] p., pp. [5]-104 p., [1] p., [82] p. of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.

Details

Originator

Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845.

Publication

Charlestowne : S. Etheridge

Description

iv, [2] p., pp. [5]-104 p., [1] p., [82] p. of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.

Notes

Title continues: Treating on practical geometry. The origin of building. Of the five orders of architecture. Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application. Also very fully of stairs. On churches, court houses, &c. On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c.
Based on the Henry-Russell Hitchcock bibliography of the same title.

Call Number

Rare NA2610.B4 1811 c.1
Rare NA2610.B4 1811 c.2

Edition

2nd ed., corr. and enl.

Variant Title

American builder's companion.
System of architecture particularly adapted to the present style of building.