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Langley, Batty, 1696–1751

The builder's director, or, Bench-mate : being a pocket-treasury of the Grecian, Roman, and gothic orders of architecture, made easy... : by nearly 500 examples, improved from the best authors, ancient andmodern, of pedestals, bases, shafts [etc.] ... : engraved on 184 copper plates: wherein the orders of Andrea Palladio are truly laid down ... / by Batty Langley ...

Additional Title(s):

Builder's director.


London : Printed for A. Webley, 1761.
Physical Description:
xxiv p., [92] leaves of plates : ill. ; 17 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2810 L3 1761
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Other editions were published in 1747, 1751 and 1767.
English short title catalogue, N43654
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994, c1990. 427
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926 -- Bookplate.
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1761.
Webley, A. -- Publisher.

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