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1: The Mirror of Architecture: or the Ground-Rules of the Art of Building exactly laid down by Vincent Scamozzi; 2: The Description and Use of an Ordinary Joynt-Rule fitted with Lines for the ready finding the Lengths and Angles of Rafters

Author:
William Leyburn (British, early 18th century)
Architect:
Vincenzo Scamozzi (Italian, 1548–1616)
Author:
John Browne (British, 17th century)
Publisher:
Richard Mount (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1700
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
7 7/8 × 6 1/4 × 1 1/16 in. (20 × 15.9 × 2.7 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946, transferred from the Library (1991.1073.117)
Accession Number:
1991.1073.117
Not on view
Eileen Harris, British Architctural Books and Writers, 1990. 58 (Brown), 807 and p. 293 (Leybourn); see Fowler 239; Riba 923 & 608; Univ. Cat.II. 1827
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