Item #42537 A Treatise of the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture, To which is Annex'd, A Discourse Concerning Pilasters: and of Several Abuses Introduc'd Into Architecture. Written in French by... And Made English by John James of Greenwich. Claude PERRAULT.
A Treatise of the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture, To which is Annex'd, A Discourse Concerning Pilasters: and of Several Abuses Introduc'd Into Architecture. Written in French by... And Made English by John James of Greenwich.

A Treatise of the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture, To which is Annex'd, A Discourse Concerning Pilasters: and of Several Abuses Introduc'd Into Architecture. Written in French by... And Made English by John James of Greenwich.

London: Printed for John Senex and R. Gosling, W. Taylor, W. and J. Innys, and J. Osborn, 1722. Second edition thus. Folio. (viii), xxii, (ii), xii, 42, 45-131, (1) pp. Later period style full calf with blindstamped decoration to both boards, spine with raised bands, twin gilt lettered red labels, marbled endpapers, late 20th century ownership inscription to the original front flyleaf. Additional engraved title and dedication and 6 plates plus numerous head and tail piece vignettes, historiated initials and other diagrams in the text by John Sturt. Spine a little sunned, very good overall. First published in France in 1683, the first English edition appeared in 1708. Pages 43/44 are not called for. Item #42537

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