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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-255145

Description

526 p. CXII pl. (part col., incl. plans, diagrs.) 32 x 25 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture History.

Originator

Lafever, Minard.

Publication

New York, G.P. Putnam & Co.

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."

Call Number

Stacks NA200.L25 1856