A Treatise of the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture, Viz. Toscan, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite. Wherein The Proportions and Character of the Members Of their several Pedestals, Columns and Entablatures, Are distinctly consider'd, with respect to the Practice of the Antients and Moderns. Also A most Natural, Easie and Practicable Method laid down, for determining the most minute Part in all the Orders, without a Fraction....Engraven on Six Folio Plates of the Several Orders, adorn'd with Twenty-Four Borders, as many Initial Letters, and a like number of Tail-Pieces, by John Sturt. Written in French by Claude Perrault, of the Royal Academy of Paris....Made English by John James of Greenwich.
1 vol: ill: etched and engraved title page, plus 6 etching and engravings (full-page, verso blank), unsigned [by John Sturt], head- and tail-pieces
page size: 35.6 x 21.7 cm (14 x 8 9/16 in.) overall size (volume closed): 36.3 x 23.7 x 1.9 cm (14 5/16 x 9 5/16 x 3/4 in.)