A PARALLEL OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE WITH THE MODERN, IN A COLLECTION OF TEN PRINCIPAL AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON THE FIVE ORDERS

A PARALLEL OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE WITH THE MODERN, IN A COLLECTION OF TEN PRINCIPAL AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON THE FIVE ORDERS
A PARALLEL OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE WITH THE MODERN, IN A COLLECTION OF TEN PRINCIPAL AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON THE FIVE ORDERS A PARALLEL OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE WITH THE MODERN, IN A COLLECTION OF TEN PRINCIPAL AUTHORS WHO HAVE WRITTEN UPON THE FIVE ORDERS
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PublishingDate: 1733
Publisher: J. Walthoe et al
Condition: Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 4th edition
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London: J. Walthoe et al.1733. Fourth edition, to which is added  AN ACCOUNT OF ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTURE, TOGETHER WITH AN HISTORICAL, ETYMOLOGICAL EXPLANATION OF CERTAIN TERMS PARTICLARLY AFFECTED BY ARCHITECTS, by John Evelyn, Leon Baptista Alberti's TREATISE OF STATUES, and Wotten's THE ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE. [20]+xxxviii+115+[6]+74pp. Illustrated with many engravings including 40 full page. Original leather boards with new decorative spine and endpapers.  Boards are well worn but the spine is quite handsome in fresh brown leather with maroon title panel. Many owner notes made to pastedowns over the centuries. Top page margins are sharply toned throughout.  There are periodic dampstains in the lower margins and several instance of pencilled reader notes.  Pages otherwise very clean with very little foxiing, and securely bound. Overall Good.  (cfm)

 

 

 

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