A Key To Civil Architecture; Or, The Universal Builder
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387 pages. 21 x 13 cm. Two engraved folding plates of circular staircases and components. Originally published 1774. COLVIN p.739. "advertised himself in "Aris's Birmingham Gazette" as a Surveyor and Builder from London, who proposes drawing Plans, Elevations and Sections.He was a carpenter and joiner by trade." This work presents a detailed discussion of the methods and practices of measuring materials and estimating jobs. Moderate age-toning, portion of second plate professionally repaired and restored in facsimile on old paper, raised bands, spine label printed in gilt, cover border panels decorated in blind. Bookseller Inventory # 17902
Title: A Key To Civil Architecture; Or, The ...
Publisher: R. Baldwin, London
Publication Date: 1788
Book Condition: Modern full brown calf. Fine.
Edition: Third edition.
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