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The new practical builder, and workman's companion : containing a full display and elucidation of the most recent and skilful methods, pursued by architects and artificers ... : including, also, new treatises on geometry, theoretical and practical, trigonometry, conic sections, perspective, shadows, and elevations : a summary of the art of building : copious accounts of building materials, strength of timber, cements, &c. : a description of the tools used by the different workmen : an extensive glossary of the technical terms peculiar to each department : and the theory and practice of the five orders, as employed in decorative architecture : the work is illustrated and embellished with numerous plates, from original drawings and designs, made expressly for this work, by Michael Angelo Nicholson, R. Elsam, W. Inwood, and other eminent architectural artists.
Nicholson, Peter, 1765-1844.
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London : Printed for Thomas Kelly ..., 1823.
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[4], 10, [2], [5]-596 p., [184] leaves of plates (2 fold.) : ill., plans.
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