The builder's dictionary

Publication Date1734
Remainderor, Gentleman and Architect's companion. Explaining not only the terms of art in all the several parts of architecture, but also containing the theory and practice Of the Various Branches thereof, requisite to be known by Masons, Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Plaisterers, Painters, Glaziers, Smiths, Turners, Carvers, Statuaries, Plumbers, &c. Also Necessary Problems in Arithmetic, Geometry, Mechanics, Perspective, Hydraulics, and other Mathematical Sciences. Together with The Quantities, Proportions, and Prices of all Kinds of Materials used in Building; with Directions for Chusing, Preparing, and Using them: The several Proportions of the Five Orders of Architecture, and all their Members, according to Vitruvius, Palladio, Scamozzi, Vignola, M. Le Clerc, &c. With Rules for the Valuation of Houses, and the Expence calculated of Erecting any Fabrick, Great or Small. The Whole Illustrated with more than Two Hundred Figures, many of them curiously Engraven on Copper-Plates: Being a Work of great Use, not only to Artificers, but likewise to Gentlemen, and others, concerned in building, &c. Faithfully digested from the most Approved Writers on these Subjects. In two volumes.
Publisherprinted for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch, at the Red-Lion in Pater-Noster-Row; and S. Austen, at the Angel and Bible in St. Paul's Church-Yard



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