A nevv book of architecture : wherein is represented fourty figures of gates and arches triumphant, composed of different inventions according to the five orders of columnes, viz. the Tuscane, Dorick, Ionick, Corinthian and Composite / by Alexander Francine ... ; with a description of each figure ; set forth by Robert Pricke, for the use and benefit of all ingenious workmen that are concerned in eminent building.
- Additional Title(s):
New book of architecture
Livre d'architecture. English
- London : Printed by J. Darby for Robert Pricke, and are to be sold at his Shop at White-Cross-Street near Cripple gate Church ..., 1669.
- Physical Description:
-  pages, XXXX leaves of plates : illustrations ; 41 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsFolio A 2016 67Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Translation of: Livre d'architecture.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700, F2056
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 229
BEIN: This copy lacks the two preliminary leaves, including the t.-p., and no description of the figures is present. The portrait of the author is shown as plate I.
BEIN: Bound with: Kramer, G. Architectvra ... Prag, 1600.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary paneled leather. Armorial Bookplates:  Richard Blackett Beaumont;  "In promptu";  John Roland Abbey. Inscription: Bought from Sutton Nichols (son in law Ro. Pricke who Ro's given overtrade) at the last end of St. Pauls Churchyard London this 5. May 97 [i.e., 1697?] cost 8 shil."
- Subject Terms:
- Architecture -- Early works to 1800.Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.Gates.Triumphal arches.
- Engravings -- 1669.
Etchings -- 1669.
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