Paris: Chez Jean Mariette, 1738. Hardbound. Brown boards with leather spine and gilt lettering and decoration; fading red page edgings. xxxviii; 408 pp. with 40 additional pp. G-. Pages are age-toned and contain damp stains, foxing, a few rips, and some soiling. Covers and first few pages detached, and with normal ex-lib. marks, including stamp on page bottoms. Item #113960
Text in French; a study of 5 orders of architecture, based upon Vignole's canon, with commentary, figures, decoration, description, materials and construction, carpentry, gardens, buildings, generalities of architecture, etc.; includes beautiful architectural plans, other bw drawings, and tables. An extensive work.
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