A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders... to which is added An Account of Architects and Architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms particularly affected by architects... with the addition of The Elements of Architecture...

By: Roland Freart, John Evelyn, Leon Battista Alberti and Henry Wotton

Price: $450.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Recased brown calf. Repairs to corners. Taped repairs to gutters. Lacking title page. Many nice engravings with text to verso thoroughout (please see image). Instances of odd pagination, however signatures and catchwords are consistent. Some infrequent losses to page corners; large closed tear affecting text of first page of "Account of Architects and Architecture" (please see image). Taped repairs to final gathering which is separating. Foxing throughout. Rectangular excision from/replacement to worn rear fly. Nevertheless, an otherwise clean and serviceable copy of this edition. ; Folio ; [24], xxxviii, 115, [6], 74 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. .

Title: A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders... to which is added An Account of Architects and Architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms particularly affected by architects... with the addition of The Elements of Architecture...

Author Name: Roland Freart, John Evelyn, Leon Battista Alberti and Henry Wotton

Categories: Architecture,

Edition: Fourth Edition

Publisher: London, Clay, B. Motte, and D. Browne: 1733

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 3988