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The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. [electronic resource] : Treating on practical geometry. The origin of building. Of the five orders of architecture. Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application. Also very fully on stairs. On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country. On churches, court houses, &c. On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings. / By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter
Bib ID 3745030
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845
 
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Edition Second edition, corrected and enlarged. 
Description Charlestown [Mass.]. : Printed by Samuel Etheridge, Junr., 1811 
iv, [1], 6-104, [2] p., 59 leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 22332.

Notes

Some plates drawn by A. Benjamin and D. Raynerd; engraved by H.W. Snyder, T. Wightman and G. Fox.

Edition statement transposed; precedes author's name on title page.

Copyright June 1, 1811 by Asher Benjamin.

Last page blank.

"Contents of the plates."--p. [105].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Shaw & Shoemaker 22210

Shaw & Shoemaker 22332

Hitchcock, H.R. Amer. architectural books, 100

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 22332). 
Subjects Architecture -- Designs and plans.  |  Architecture -- Details.  |  Architecture -- United States.
Place United States Massachusetts Charlestown.
Other authors/contributors Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845, ill  |  Raynerd, Daniel, ill  |  Snyder, Henry W., -1832?, engraver  |  Wightman, Thomas, engraver  |  Fox, Gilbert, 1776-1807?, engraver

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