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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
(1756)

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

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```ART of DESIGNING and WORKING
THE
ORNAMENTAL PARTS of
B (JILDINC&amp;
CHAP.      I.
Of the Manner of Proportioning the Five Orders of Columns in
by Aliquot Parts.
I. Of the TUSCAN ORDER.
PR OR. I. ~To proportion the Heights of the princi-
pal Parts of the Tufcan Order, Fig. I. Plate 1.
~RAC9uICE.  Divide ao a given
Height into ~ equal Parts, the
Wi lower x Part k a is the Height
of the Pedeftal.  Divide a k the
ining 4 Parts into 5 equal
Parts, the upper i Part ad, is the
Height of the Entablature, and dk, the lower 4,
of the Column.
PRO B~ H. ~Tio proportion the Heiglots of the princi-
pal Parts of the Tufcan Pedefta4 Fig. LI.
Divide 'v w a given Height intO 4 Parts, the
a
Architeaure
lower i is the Height of the Plinth,
.~- of the
next i, of the Mouldings on the Plinth~
and half
the upper i of the Cornice.
P R 0 B. III.  ~T'o proportion the
Hesghts of the
Members on the Plintb; and of the
Cornice of
the Tufcan PedejIal.
If the Mouldings on the Plinth be
an inverted -
Cima re&amp;a between two Fillets,
divide the Height
in 6, give i to each Fillet, and 4
tO the Cima;
but if the Mouldings are a Caveto
&lt;on a Fillet,
give 4 to the Caveto and 2 to the
Filler.  Di-
vide the Height of the Cornice in
6, give the
upper i to the Regula E, the next
3 to the
Fafcia F, and the remaining. 2 to
a Cima rever{~,
or a Caveto with its Fillet, whofe
Height is half
one Part.
B2                  PROB.
THE

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