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The Mirror of Architecture or the Ground Rules of the Art of Building according to Vincenzo Scamozzi, with the Description and Use of a Joynt Rule by John Brown, Whereunto is Added a Compendium of the Art of Building

Author:
Vincenzo Scamozzi (Italian, 1548–1616)
Author:
John Browne (British, 17th century)
Author:
Sir Henry Wotton (British, 1568–1639)
Author:
William Leyburn (British, early 18th century)
Publisher:
J. & B. Sprint (London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1721
Medium:
Illustrations: etching and engraving
Dimensions:
8 × 6 1/2 × 7/8 in. (20.3 × 16.5 × 2.2 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.67
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The ground-rules of architecture, collected from the best authors and examples by Sir Henry Wotton, in his Elements of Architecture.

Architectonice: or, a compendium of the art of building

William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Donor: William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
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