The American Vignola: A Guide to the Making of Classical Architecture
In the 1903 classic that laid the groundwork for the grand resurgence in American architecture, Ware presents tables of the Tuscan, Ionic, Doric, Corinthian, and Composite Orders; measured drawings of the great monuments of the ancient, Renaissance, and baroque periods; and guides for drawing and designing classical arches, roofs, doors, staircases, walls, and more. 304 illustrations.
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