Catalog Record: Sloan's constructive architecture : a guide to the practical builder and mechanic. In which is contained a series of designs for domes, roofs and spires, with a number of plates showing the interior construction and finish of bays, window shutters, sliding doors, etc., designed expressly for the joiners use; choice examples of the five orders of architecture, selected fromthe most celebrated specimens of antiquity, with the figured dimensions of their height, projection and profile, and their division into parts,; to which is added a number of useful geometrical problems, examples of groins, centering for arches, diagrams of stair lines, with architraves, door mouldings, etc., the whole being accompanied by explanatory text and general essays, to which is appended a copious glossay | HathiTrust Digital Library

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Sloan's constructive architecture :
a guide to the practical builder and mechanic. In which is contained a series of designs for domes, roofs and spires, with a number of plates showing the interior construction and finish of bays, window shutters, sliding doors, etc., designed expressly for the joiners use; choice examples of the five orders of architecture, selected fromthe most celebrated specimens of antiquity, with the figured dimensions of their height, projection and profile, and their division into parts,; to which is added a number of useful geometrical problems, examples of groins, centering for arches, diagrams of stair lines, with architraves, door mouldings, etc., the whole being accompanied by explanatory text and general essays, to which is appended a copious glossay /
By Samuel Sloan.

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Main Author: Sloan, Samuel, 1815-1884.
Language(s): English
Published: Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1859.
Subjects: Spires.
Roofs.
Domes.
Architecture > Architecture / Details.
Note: Signatures: [A] [superscript 4] B-T [superscript 4], 66 leaves of plates.
Physical Description: 148 p., 66 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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