The American Vignola: A Guide to the Making of Classical Architecture

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Courier Corporation, 1994 - Architecture - 124 pages
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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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