Georgian Architectural Designs and Details - The Classic 1757 Stylebook

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Georgian Architectural Designs and Details - The Classic 1757 Stylebook
As one of the 18th century's most influential architecture writer/designers, Swan came to define many conventions of English rococo detail. Included here is a range of floor plans and detail elevations that demonstrates both Swan's unique style, as well as the types of homes prevalent in Georgian England and colonial America. 125 illustrations.

The book is packed with useful details of the period, but also with useful, clear and detailed engravings of frontages of period buildings. These are ideal for reproduction and reuse.

Outstanding examples of Palladian influenced work, and detailing from cornices, mouldings, double staircases, entryways, galleries, salons and dressing rooms.
This work is a full republication of A Collection of Designs in Architecture, Containing New Plans and Elevations for General Use Vols 1 & 2, London 1757.

Illustrations: 125 drawings over 65 plates.
Author: Abraham Swan
Size: Large format
Format: pbk
Copyright: Permission Free
Dispatch: Usually ships: same day.
ISBN 13: 9780486443973


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