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Skaife, Thomas

A key to civil architecture, or, The universal British builder : containing the principles and properties of building clearly demonstrated with illustrations and definitions, both theoretical and practical ... : to which is added a treatise of arithmetic ... / by Thomas Skaife.

Additional Title(s):

Key to civil architecture.

Universal British builder.

Second edition : corrected, with the addition of two useful plates on the construction of stair cases.
London : Printed for R. Baldwin, 1776.
Physical Description:
iv, [8]-387 p., [2] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH144 S5 1776
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 830.
Originally published in 1774 without illustrations.
Illustrations by J. Lodge.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Arithmetic -- Early works to 1800.
Baldwin, R. -- Publisher.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- Early works to 1800.
Lodge, J., engraver.

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