Encylopaedia Britannica or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature. Architecture.
Encylopaedia Britannica or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature.

Encylopaedia Britannica or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature.

Edinburgh: A. Bell and C. MacFarquhar, 1797. Hardcover. Disbound section from Britannica (1797, Vol. II) on Architecture, pages 217 - 256, with 20 plates. Topics include: the history of architecture, principles of architecture, the orders, Tuscan order, Doric order, Ionic Order, Corinthian Order, Composite order; pilasters, attics, caryatides (sic), pedestals, arches etc. 4to. Blue buckram with gilt title at spine (Britannica 1797). Internally, pages bright and fresh, very clean. Plates are immaculate. Fine. Item #19088

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