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Creator:
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751.
Title(s):

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 ... designs ... engraved on one hundred and eighty-six copper plates, for piers, gates ... With an appendix of fourteen plates of trusses for girders and beams ... To which are prefix'd, the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ... By B.L.

Published/Created:
London, Printed for and sold by S. Harding, 1745.
Physical Description:
1 p.., 22 p. 200 plates (incl. diagrs.) 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3310 L3 1745+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Includes an added plate signed E.K. [i.e., Elisha Kirkall?].
BAC : Head-pieces; initials.
BAC : Plates LXXVII and LXXVIII misbound between plates LXXXVIII and LXXXIX.
BAC : Plates by Thomas Langley, most after the author; the 14 at end published by Sam. Harding.
First published 1740, without the last 14 plates--Cf. Dictionary of National Biography.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details.
Architecture -- Orders.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural.
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