The Encyclopaedic Dictionary in the Eighteenth Century: Architecture, Arts, and Crafts, Volume 1

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Volume one begins with two essays by Bacon, Of Buildings and Of Gardens . These are followed by an adaptation of Isaac Walton's The Life of Sir Henry Wotton, and Wotton's treatise The Elements of Architecture . The principal theme of this volume is Harris' pioneering lexicon the first book of its k

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Contents

Sir Henry Wotton and The Elements of Architecture
11
The Elements of Architecture
23
The I part
69
John Harris and the Lexicon Technicum
89
Volume II Supplement
96
Inventory of the letterpress articles on architectural
102
Volume I
115
Volume II
177
References
218
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