Elementary Treatise on Architecture, an : Comprising the Complete Study of the Five Orders, with Indications of Their Shadows and the First Principles of Construction


158 pages; Folio (12.75") 33 cm; Ex-Library; Very tall hardcover, gray cloth, black lettering, 158 unnumbered pages, 72 full-page b/w plates, each with detailed captions on facing pages. ; This is an English translation of Vignola's famous Regola delli Cinque Ordini d'Architettura, originally published in 1562, which described the canon of classical architectural style regarding columns, doors, entablatures, arches, etc. ; This new edition copyright 1921, translated by William Robert Powell, with new glossary and footnotes, and with additional diagrams by Pierre Esquie. This printing 1923.; Cloth is worn, frayed in places. Owner name penciled inside front cover, large but very faded. Minor pencil marks on two plates. Dewey decimal number painted on heel, also very faded. Rear endpaper scarred from removed pocket. No other library marks. Binding tight.

Title: Elementary Treatise on Architecture, an : Comprising the Complete Study of the Five Orders, with Indications of Their Shadows and the First Principles of Construction

Author Name: Vignola, Giacomo, with William Robert Powell; Illustrated by Pierre Esquie

Categories: Architecture,

Publisher: J. H. Jansen: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 16800

Keywords: Classical Era ; Architecture ; Design ; Pictorial Works ; Doors & Windows ; Columns ; Rare Books ;,