VG-(Ex-art library, with i.d. marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. rear pocket; only slightly aged overall, with some scuffs to covers. ) Brown paper boards with brown leather-like spine, 96 text pp., 32 BW diagram plates. A reprint of an architectural manual first published in 1814 and written by American architect Asher Benjamin (1773-1845). Subtitle: Being a Treatise on Practical Geometry, Grecian and Roman Mouldings, the Origin of Building, and the Five Orders of Architecture. With an introduction by Everard M. Upjohn. Contains dozens of architectural renderings. Hardback. Scarce.
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