Rudiments of ancient architecture, containing an historical account of the five orders, with their proportions, and examples of each from antiques also, extracts from Vitruvius, Pliny, &c. relative to the buildings of the ancients — London, 1810 (4. Aufl.)

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engravings exhibit their general ef-
fect, and are selected from antiques
which have ever been respected for
their proportion and elegance:
these, with the deviations of mo-
dern times, and the historical ac-
count of each order, will, I flatter
myself, render the acquiring a know-
ledge of the subject both easy
and entertaining; yet sufficiently
accurate to enable a Gentleman to
sketch any drawing of Architecture,
fancy or necessity may prompt
him to have executed, without err-
ing much from the general rules
of design, and from which a work-
man will readily reduce the smaller
parts to the exactness requisite to
be worked from.

The frontispiece shews each
order drawn to the same height
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