Langley, Batty, 1696-1751, The workman's golden rule for drawing and working the five orders in architecture , 1750
- The workman's golden rule for drawing and working the five orders in architecture : wherein their pedastals, columns, entablatures, imposts, and arches, are taken from the best examples of the ancients, and proportioned by equal parts, in a more concise, accurate, and easy manner, than has been done in any language : for the instruction of apprentices and journeymen, masons and bricklayers ... : and others who desire a just knowledge of the fundamental rule of that noble art / B. Langley.
- London : Printed for R. Ware, at the Bible and Sun, on Ludgate-Hill, 1750.
- Physical Description:
- , 8 p., 48 leaves of plates : ill. ; 11 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNA2810 .L35 1750Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- At foot of t.p. Price 1s. 6d. Bound.
ESTC (RLIN), T52729
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers 1556-1785. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990, 473
BAC:  p. advertisment at front.
- Subject Terms:
- Architectural drawing -- Early works to 1800.Architecture -- Early works to 1800.Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.Engraving -- Specimens -- 1750.Ware, R. -- Publisher.
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