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Perrault, Claude, 1613-1688.

A treatise of the five orders of columns in architecture, viz., Toscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and composite ... To which is annex'd, a discourse concerning pilasters: and of several abuses introduc'd into architecture. Engraven on six folio plates of the several orders, adorn'd with twenty-four borders, as many initial letters, and a like number of tail-pieces, by John Sturt. Written in French by Claude Perrault ... Made English by John James.

Additional Title(s):

Ordonnance des cinq espèces de colonnes. English

London, Printed by B. Motte, sold by J. Sturt, 1708.
Physical Description:
7 p. l., xxi, [1], 131 p. illus., VI (i. e. 7) pl. 37 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2810 P4+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BAC : The list of subscribers has been cut out and mounted.
BAC : Errata and advertisements: 2 leaves at end.
BAC : One blank leaf follows p. [xxii].
BAC : Plate I also included in the paging; and there is an unnumbered plate following p. 92, containing two illustrations which also appear in the text.
T.-p. and added t.-p. engr.; title vignette; initials; head and tail pieces.
Four pages, the first with "Errata," the others with advertisements, bound in before page 1.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Orders.
James, John, d. 1746.

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