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Architecture. 'Architect's Remembrancer (or) Surveyour's Pocket Companion …’

Reference code
MSS/0333
Title
Architecture. 'Architect's Remembrancer (or) Surveyour's Pocket Companion …’
Date
18th century
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. ii + 41. Duodecimo. Leather, brown, gilt-tooled. Circular bookstamp of Arthur Ashpitel, fol. ii verso
Scope and content
"(The) Architect's Remembrancer (or) Surveyour's Pocket Companion Being a Parallel of Antient & Modern Architecture". A compilation based on Vitruvius, Palladio, etc., and later authorities including Gibbs, Perrault, and other sources listed on fol. 2; 18th century. Includes detailed notes on architectural orders. References to 'Mr: Gibb's Proportion of Rooms' (fol. 18) and 'Mr: Robert Morris's Proportions.' (fol. 19).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/333