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Nicholson, Peter
The student's instructor in drawing and working the five orders of architecture — London, 1823

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PREFACE

TO

THE THIRD EDITION.

The usefulness of this little volume lias been
fully proved by the great numbers which have
been sold : a new Edition being now called for,
I have examined the work throughout, and
have made such corrections and additions, as
appeared to be necessary to adapt it to the
prevailing style of architecture : to this purpose
I have given a new plate containing a variety
of Modern Mouldings, also six new ones of
Antique Doric Capitals and entablatures, with
the parts at large and in detail: so that in this
small work every member of these specimens
of ancient magnificence is equally clear and
distinct, as in the large work of the original
author; and as I have reduced the proportions
to the modular scale, they are more easily put
in practice. Upon the whole, it will be found
 
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