1. Creator/Author:
  2. Sloan, Samuel, (1)

Sloan's constructive architecture : a guide to the practical builder and mechanic /

Other Title:
Sloan's constructive architecture : including choice examples of the five orders
Sloan, Samuel,
Item ID:
Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1859.
Call Number:
NA2840 .S55 1859
Physical Description:
148 p., [66] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Architecture -- Details.
Architectural design.
Structural design.
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
"In which is contained a series of designs for domes, roofs and spires, with a number of plates showing the interior construction and finish of bays, window shutters, sliding doors, etc., designed expressly for the joiner's use; choice examples of the five orders of architecture, selected from the most celebrated specimens of antiquity, with the figured dimensions of their height, projection and profile, and their division into parts; to which is added a number of useful geometrical problems, examples of groins, centering for arches, diagrams of stair lines, with architraves, door moldings, etc.; the whole being illustrated by sixty-six carefully prepared plates, accompanied by explanatory text and general essays, to which is appended a copious glossary"--T.p.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Bound in cloth with leather spine and corners.; Holograph in pencil on third prelim. p.: M.D. Dean, 104 Ashland Ave., Chicago.; Holograph in ink on second prelim. p.: Hon. A. Lincoln, President of the United States, with kind regards of the author, Phila., Nov 8, 1861.; Holograph in ink on second prelim. p.: Presented to M.D. Dean by Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, 1868.; Holograph in ink on second prelim. p.: Presented to A.M. Rennady, Feb. 24th 1879 by M.D. Dean, Chicago.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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