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The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs, or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture

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Langley, Batty, 1696-1751
The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs, or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture
S. Harding, 1756

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Contents

[Front cover]

[Title page] The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs: or the art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture., p. [1]

Introduction, p. [2]

Contents of the fourteen plates of roofs, etc. which are added to the work, p. [2]

Chap. 1. Of the manner of proportioning the five orders of columns in architecture, pp. [3]-16

Chap. 2. Of the intercolumnation or proper distance that the columns of every order are to be placed at, in the forming of designs for frontispieces, doors, windows, etc. , pp. 17-18

[Explanation of plates], pp. 18-24

Five orders of columns, pp. Plate I.-Plate XV. ff.

Piers for gates, pp. Plate XVI.-Plate XX. ff.

Gates, pp. Plate XXI.-Plate XXV. ff.

Doorways, pp. Plate XXVI.-Plate XXXVI. ff.

Curvatures of moldings and trusses, pp. Plate XXXVII.-Plate XXXVIII. ff.

Windows, entablatures and flutings, pp. Plate XXXIX.-Plate LIII. ff.

Circular and elliptical windows, pp. Plate LIV. ff.

Niches, pp. Plate LV.-Plate LVII. ff.

Methods for forming the heads of circular and elliptical niches, pp. Plate LVIII. ff.

Cisterns, pp. Plate LIX.-Plate LX. ff.

Chimney pieces, pp. Plate LXI.-Plate XCIII. ff.

Decorations and borders, pp. Plate XCIV.-Plate CV. ff.

Altar pieces, pp. Plate CVI.-Plate CXI. ff.

Pulpits, pp. Plate CXII.-Plate CXVII. ff.

Tablets for inscriptions, pp. Plate CXVIII.-Plate CXXII. ff.

Monuments, pp. Plate CXXIII.-Plate CXXXVI. ff.

Tombs, pp. Plate CXXXVII. ff.

Obelisques, pp. Plate CXXXVIII. ff.

Timepieces, pp. Plate CXXXIX.-Plate CXL. ff.

Tables, pp. Plate CXLI.-Plate CXLIX. ff.

Fonts, pp. Plate CL. ff.

Pedestals, pp. Plate CLI.-Plate CLII. ff.

Chests, pp. Plate CLIII.-Plate CLV. ff.

Dressing table, pp. Plate CLVI. ff.

Bookcases, pp. Plate CLVII.-Plate CLXIV. ff.

Ceilings, pp. Plate CLXV.-Plate CLXXVIII. ff.

Ironwork, pp. Plate CLXXIX.-Plate CLXXXVI. ff.

Roof beams and trusses, pp. Plate 1.-Plate 14. ff.

[Back cover]


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