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A parallel of the ancient architecture with the modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders, Viz. Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L. B. Alberti and Viola, Bullant and DE Lorme, Compared with one another. The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the Latter. Written in French by Roland Freart, Sieur de Chambray. Made English for the Benefit of Builders. To which is added, An account of architects and architecture, in an Historical and Etymological Explanation of certain Terms particularly affected by Architects. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of statues. By John Evelyn, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. The fourth edition, with the addition of The elements of architecture: collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best Authors and Examples; and also other large additions.

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  • Catalogue title
    A parallel of the ancient architecture with the modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders, Viz. Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L. B. Alberti and Viola, Bullant and DE Lorme, Compared with one another. The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the Latter. Written in French by Roland Freart, Sieur de Chambray. Made English for the Benefit of Builders. To which is added, An account of architects and architecture, in an Historical and Etymological Explanation of certain Terms particularly affected by Architects. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of statues. By John Evelyn, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. The fourth edition, with the addition of The elements of architecture: collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best Authors and Examples; and also other large additions.
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  • Identifiers
    NA210 FRE  (Call Number)
  • Edition
    The fourth edition
  • Language
    Translated from the French
  • Available in
    Reserve Outsize  (Location)
  • Physical description
    22 unnumbered pages, xxxviii, 73, [pages 72, 69], 76-78, [page 69], 80-115, 4 unnumbered pages, 74 pages : illustrations ; 37 cm
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    A parallel of the ancient architecture with the modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders, Viz. Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignola, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L. B. Alberti and Viola, Bullant and DE Lorme, Compared with one another. The Three Greek Orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the First Part of this Treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the Latter. Written in French by Roland Freart, Sieur de Chambray. Made English for the Benefit of Builders. To which is added, An account of architects and architecture, in an Historical and Etymological Explanation of certain Terms particularly affected by Architects. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of statues. By John Evelyn, Esq; Fellow of the Royal Society. The fourth edition, with the addition of The elements of architecture: collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best Authors and Examples; and also other large additions.
  • Notes
    • Title page in red and black.
    • Decorative cover possibly by donor T.G. Kissling, who was an architectural student before enlistment in the NZEF (http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C115985)
    • "The fourth edition, with the addition of The elements of architecture: collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best Authors and Examples; and also other large additions."
    • Translated and edited by John Evelyn.
    • Text is continuous despite errors in pagination. Pages run 1-73, pages 74 and 75 are misnumbered 72 and 69, page 79 is also misnumbered 69.
    • Included works have separate half title pages.
    • AWMM copy: Includes decorative paper cover wrapped over boards which features a hand-drawn scene, painted in watercolour, and depicting a church/village silhouette, with women and children in the foreground.
    • ESTC: T117369.

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