Principles of design in architecture traced in observations on buildings: primeval, Egyptian, Phenician or Syrian, Grecian, Roman, Gothic or corrupt Roman, Arabian or Saracenic, old English ecclesiatical, old English military and domestic, revived Roman, revived Grecian, Chinese, Indian, modern Anglo-Gothic, and modern English domestic : in a series of letters to a friend
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