A sure guide to builders, or, The principles and practice of architecture geometrically demonstrated and made easy for the use of workmen in general ... / by B. Langley.
- Additional Title(s):
Sure guide to builders.
Principles and practice of architecture.
- London : Printed for W. Mears, at the Lamb without Temple-bar ..., 1729.
- Physical Description:
- , 179 p.,  leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsTH144 L365 1729Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- ESTC 11862
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 468
Plates are numbered: 1-38, 38A, 39-81.
BAC: Includes head- and tail- pieces.
Advertisement to workmen dated 20 June 1729: p. [v]-[viii].
Another issue was also printed in 1729 with the imprint: Printed for J. Wilcox, at the Green Dragon in Little Britain.
- Subject Terms:
- Architecture -- Design -- Early works to 1800.Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Early works to 1800.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1729.Mears, W. -- Publisher.
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Langley, Batty, 1696-1751, A sure guide to builders, or, The principles and practice of architecture geometrically demonstrated and made easy for the use of workmen in general ... , 1729
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