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The rudiments of architecture: [electronic resource] : being a treatise on practical geometry, on Grecian and Roman mouldings; shewing the best method of drawng their curves, with remarks on the effect of both. : Also, on the origin of building, on the five orders of architecture, on their general and particular parts and embellishments; with examples for cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, and stairs. : Correctly engraved on thirty-two copperplates. / By Asher Benjamin
Bib ID 3745032
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845
 
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Description Boston, : Printed for the author, by Munroe and Francis, no. 4, Cornhill., 1814 
96 p., 32 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 30848.

Notes

Intended for apprentices and students of architecture.

Some illustrations signed by A. Benjamin; some engravings by H.W. Snyder and T. Wightman.

Copyright Feb. 28, 1814 by Asher Benjamin.

Errors in paging: p. 26, 46 misnumbered 62, 64.

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Shaw & Shoemaker 30848

Hitchcock, H.R. Amer. architectural books, 143

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. 30848). 
Subjects Architecture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.  |  Architecture -- Orders.  |  Architecture -- Details.  |  Building -- Details.
Place United States Massachusetts Boston.
Other authors/contributors Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845, ill  |  Snyder, Henry W., -1832?, engraver  |  Wightman, Thomas, engraver

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