A Guide to L'architecture ou l'art de bien bastir, [18--?] Architecture ou l'art de bien bastir MS 81.13

A Guide to L'architecture ou l'art de bien bastir, [18--?]

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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 81.13


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 81.13
Title
L'architecture ou l'art de bien bastir, [18--?]
Extent
1 item (122 leaves ; 23 x 18 cm.)
Language
Latin

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L'architecture ou l'art de bien bastir, Manuscript MS 81.13, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation


Scope and Content Information

Assumed to be the notebook of an anonymous French student studying the five orders of architecture. Most of the pages are written in Latin with some in Italian and French. Much of the notebook consists of a glossary of architectural terms. Includes an engraving, several illustrations of columns, and other architectural views.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Architecture--Orders.
  • Architecture-- Dictionaries.