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The British architect : or, The builder's treasury of staircases

Author: Abraham Swan; John Norman
Publisher: Boston : Printed by J.W. Folsom for J. Norman, 1794.
Series: Fowler collection of early architectural books, reel 57, no. 341.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Swan; John Norman
OCLC Number: 8679768
Notes: Subtitle: Containing, I. An easier, more intelligible, and expeditious method of drawing the five orders, than has hitherto been published ... II. Likewise stair cases ... III. Designs of arches, doors and windows. IV. A great variety of new and curious chimney-pieces ... V. Corbels, shields, and other beautiful decorations. VI. Several useful and necessary rules of carpentry ; the whole being illustrated with upwards of one hundred designs and examples, curiously engraved on sixty folio copperplates.
Second American edition of the work first issued in England in 1745.
Plates engraved by John Norman.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. New Haven, Conn. : Research Publications, [1979]. on 1 microfilm reel with other items ; 35 mm. (Fowler collection of early architectural books ; reel 57, no. 341).
Description: 12 pages : LX engr. plates ; 44 cm
Series Title: Fowler collection of early architectural books, reel 57, no. 341.
Responsibility: by Abraham Swan, architect.

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