Illustrated style guide with measured and proportionate drawings for architects, carpenters and builders, this is an authentic facsimile of the 1827 edition of classic Asher Benjamin guide to construction. The late colonial style architectural designs of America's East coast - these designs are the most widely used early 19th century architectural style and source book for the colonial to the Greek Revival periods.
Extensive development of geometry of carpentry, construction of sashes, frames, doors, stairs; plans and elevations of domestic and other buildings. Invaluable to historians, architects, craftsmen and restorers.Illustrations:
70 original plates showing all illustrations of details. Architect:
Asher Benjamin (1773 - 1845). Copyright:
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