The Resource The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs : or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language, By B.L., surveyor

The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs : or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language, By B.L., surveyor

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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. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language
Title
The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs
Title remainder
or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language
Statement of responsibility
By B.L., surveyor
Title variation
  • Treasury of designs
  • Builders and workman's treasury of designs
  • Art of drawing and working the ornamental partsof architecture
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YUS
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1696-1751
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Langley, Batty
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
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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. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language, By B.L., surveyor
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Note
  • Signatures: [B] [superscript 2] C-G [superscript 2] H, 220 +14 plates
  • Raised bands on spine and title typed in gold lettering, and three quarters leather binding
  • First published 1740, without the last 14 plates--Cf. Dictionary of National Biography
Extent
1 online resource (22 pages, 200 leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs : or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language, By B.L., surveyor
Link
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: [B] [superscript 2] C-G [superscript 2] H, 220 +14 plates
  • Raised bands on spine and title typed in gold lettering, and three quarters leather binding
  • First published 1740, without the last 14 plates--Cf. Dictionary of National Biography
Extent
1 online resource (22 pages, 200 leaves of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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