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The British architect: or, The builders treasury of stair-cases.

The British architect: or, The builders treasury of stair-cases.

Containing. I. An easier, more intelligible, and expeditious method of drawing the five orders, than has hitherto been published ... Shewing also how to glue up their columns and capitals. II. Likewise stair cases ... shewing their most convenient situation, and the form of their ascending in the most grand manner: with a great variety of curious ornaments ... III. Designs of arches, doors, and windows. IV. A great variety of new and curious chimney-pieces, in the most elegant and modern taste. V. Corbels, shields, and other beautiful decorations. VI. Several useful and necessary rules of carpentry; with the manner of truss"d roofs, and the nature of a splay"d circular soffit, both in a straight and circular wall, never published before. Together with raking cornices, groins, and angle brackets described. : The whole being illustrated with upwards of one hundred designs and examples, curiously engraved on sixty folio copper-plates.

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Published by Printed by R. Bell, bookseller, Third-Street, next door to St. Paul"s Church, for John Norman architect engraver, in Second-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Designs and plans,
  • Stair building,
  • Staircases

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Abraham Swan, architect
    GenreDesigns and plans
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 42944
    ContributionsNorman, John, 1748?-1817, engraver
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], [ii], [4], [iii]-vi, 17, [3] p., lx leaves of plates
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18183014M

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