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Langley, Batty, 1696–1751

The young builder's rudiments, or, The principles of geometry, mechanicks, mensuration and perspective, geometrically demonstrated : together with the five orders of columns in architecture, according to the proportions of the celebrated Palladio : calculated for the use of workmen, gentlemen and others, who delight in designing, drawing, painting, engraving, and gardening, &c. / by B. Langley ; adorn'd with about thirty large copper plates, curiously engrav'd by J. Vandergucht and B. Cole.

London : Printed for J. Millan, 1730.
Physical Description:
[8], 130, [2] p., [29] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 25 cm. (4o.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2515 L36 1730
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Booksellers' advertisement on p. [7-8] at front.
Illustrations by John Vandergucht and Benjamin Cole after Batty Langley.
Statements of responsibility transposed.
Includes index.
Head-piece and initials.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Architecture -- Orders.
Johnstone, James -- Autograph.
Millan, J. -- Publisher.
Woodcuts -- 1730.
Etchings -- 1730.
Langley, Batty, 1696-1751, ill.
Vandergucht, J. (John), 1697-1776, engraver.
Cole, Benjamin, 1696 or 7-1783, engraver.

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