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With the revival of interest in traditional design, practitioners, students, and historians have begun to study and use the vocabulary of forms that so enriched our architectural heritage.This republication of a 1926 study looks at mouldings from historical, practical, aesthetic, and perceptual points of view; Richard Sammons' foreword and a selection of mouldings in use address applications in contemporary architecture. 100 line drawings, 25 photographs
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C. Howard Walker (1857-1936) was a distinguished Boston architect.Review:
“[T]his 146-page ode to cove and ovolo [is] worth immersion, even in the modern age.”
- Architect Magazine
“[B]elongs in the library of any practicing architect who regularly draws from tradition, and especially those who teach.”
- Eve M. Kahn, Clem Labine's Period Homes
“As a treatise on ornamentation, this is one of the finest.”
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