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The Builder's Director, or Bench-Mate

Being a Pocket-Treasury of the Grecian, Roman, and Gothic Orders of Architecture, ... Engraved on 184 Copper Plates. ... by Batty Langley,

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The Builder's Director, or Bench-Mate by Batty Langley
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Description

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy; and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English-language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library T112393 London: printed for and sold by H. Piers, 1751. xxivp.,184plates; 8
Release date Australia
April 18th, 2018
Author
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Gale Ecco, Print Editions
Pages
216
Dimensions
156x234x14
ISBN-13
9781379585640
Product ID
28186775

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