The Carpenter's Assistant: Containing A Succinct Account Of Egyptian, Grecian, And Roman Architecture; Also, A Description Of The Tuscan, Doric, Corinthian And Composite Orders; Together With Specifications, Practical Rule And Tables For Carpenters, And A Glossary Of Architectural Terms..............Revised, Improved And Enlarged With Additions On Rural Architecture; Embracing Plan, Elevations, Ground, &c, &c, Of Cottages, Villas, And Farm Buildings; Including New And Valuable Designs For Church Edifices BY LEWIS. E. ROY, Architect. William Brown.

The Carpenter's Assistant: Containing A Succinct Account Of Egyptian, Grecian, And Roman Architecture; Also, A Description Of The Tuscan, Doric, Corinthian And Composite Orders; Together With Specifications, Practical Rule And Tables For Carpenters, And A Glossary Of Architectural Terms..............Revised, Improved And Enlarged With Additions On Rural Architecture; Embracing Plan, Elevations, Ground, &c, &c, Of Cottages, Villas, And Farm Buildings; Including New And Valuable Designs For Church Edifices BY LEWIS. E. ROY, Architect.

Boston: Edward Livermore, 1854. Fourth Edition. leather_bound. 140 pages. 28 1/2 x 24 cm. First published, 1848. Fifty full-page engraved plates and sixty wood engravings. Uncommon publication, being both a builder's guide and house pattern book." HITCHCOCK. 219. KARPEL B268. "Contains a supplement on rural architecture by Louis E. Joy. This edition is of special interest for the manner in which it is illustrated; it contains `old fashioned' full page copper engravings of the orders interleaved with more up-to-date wood engravings on the text leaves. The additions on rural architecture include Gothic and Tudor cottages, and Elizabethan and Italian villas. When first published it was a late Greek revival pattern book. " Scattered intermittent foxing, raised bands, spine lettered in gilt. Handsomely recased in modern full brown leather. Near fine. Item #18516

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