The Student's Instructor in Drawing and Working the Five Orders of Architecture - Peter NicholsonLondon: Printed for J. Taylor, 1823, Hardback [Full Leather] ..
Condition: Poor. Leather binding is dry and brittle with heavy rubbing to the margins and edges. Both boards near detached with the spine strip heavily rubbed. Previous owners' gift inscription to the pastedown. Pages gently tanned with scattered foxing throughout.
The Student's Instructor in Drawing and Working the Five Orders of Architecture: Fully Explaining the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings; for Diminishing and Glueing of Columns and Capitals; for Finding the True Diameter of an Order to Any Given Height; for Striking the Ionic Volute, Circular Oil Elliptical; With Finished Examples, on a Large Scale, of the Orders, Their Planceers, &c. and Some Designs for Door-cases, Elegantly Engraved on Forty-one Plates with Explanations, the Fifth Edition Considerably Augmented and Improved. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Plates ;
Size: 8½" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 39