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A New Book of Architecture, Wherein is represented fourty figures of gates and arches triumphant, composed of different inventions, according to the five orders of columnes. Viz. the Tuscane, Dorick, Ionick, Corinthian and Compositeconcerned in eminent building.

Author:
Alexandre Francine (French (born Italy), died 1648)
Printer:
J. Darby (London)
Publisher:
Robert Pricke (British, ca. 1642–1708)
Published in:
London
Date:
1669
Medium:
Illustrations: engraving
Dimensions:
15 3/8 × 11 15/16 × 7/8 in. (39 × 30.4 × 2.3 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.64.1
Not on view
By Alexander Francine, Florentine, engineer in ordinary to the French King: with a description of each figure. Set forth by Robert Pricke, for the use and benefit of all ingenious workmen that are concerned in eminent building

BAL II .1124; Guilmard 312; Halwas. 3. 27; Harris 1990. 229; Jessen, 1408 (1631); Wing F2056
Eileen Harris British Architectural Books and Writers. 1990, cat. no. 229.



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