The architectural instructor, containing a history of architecture from the earliest ages to the present time; illustrated with nearly 250 engravings of ancient, mediæval, and modern cities, temples, palaces, cathedrals, and monuments; also, the Greek and early Roman classic orders, their principles and beauties; with a large number of original designs of cottages, villas, and mansions, of different sizes, accompanied with practical observations on construction ... and further designs of churches, monuments, and public buildings; together with a glossary of architectural terms ... By Minard Lafever, architect.
|Main Author:||Lafever, Minard.|
New York, G.P. Putnam & Co., 1856.
CXII pl. (part col., incl. plans, diagrs.)
32 x 25 cm.
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