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

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Terence M. Russell
Ashgate, Jan 1, 1997 - Reference - 226 pages
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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
24
John Harris and the Lexicon Technicum
89
Volume I
104
Volume I
115
Volume II
177
Volume II
185
References
218
Index
225
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