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Author Fréart, Roland, sieur de Chambray, 1606-1676.

Title A parallel of the ancient architecture with the modern : in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders, viz. Palladio and Scamozzi, Serlio and Vignolo, D. Barbaro and Cataneo, L.B. Alberti and Viola, Bullant and De Lorme, compared with one another. The three Greek orders, Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian, comprise the first part of this treatise. And the two Latin, Tuscan and Composita, the latter / written in French by Roland Fréart, Sieur de Chambray. Made English for the benefit of builders. To which is added, An account of architects and architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms particularly affected by architects. With Leon Baptista Alberti's Treatise of statues. By John Evelyn.

Published London : Printed by T.W. for J. Walthoe, D. Midwinter, and A. Ward; W. Mears, F. Clay, B. Motte, and D. Brown, 1733.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/ARCHIT f  722.6 FRE    NOT FOR LOAN
Uniform title Parallèle de l'architecture antique avec la moderne. English
Edition The fourth edition, with the addition of The elements of architecture; collected by Sir Henry Wotton, Knt. from the best authors and examples; and also other large additions.
Physical description 24 unnumbered pages,xxiv,xxix-xxxviii,115,[1];[6],53,[3],61-74 pages : illustrations ; 35 cm (folio)
Notes Title page printed in red and black.
Signatures: [a]-e?p2?s, [a]-i?p2?s, k?p1?s, B-[Z]?p2?s, Aa-Gg?p2?s, A-P?p2?s, R-U?p2?s.
Translated and edited by Evelyn.
'An account of architects and architecture' has separate pagination and register.
Preface text is continuous despite the pagination.
ESTC T117369.
Local note SpC/ARCHIT copy has the signature of J. L. Gooden, Dec. 12th 1786, and of Geo. North, Jnr.
Other author Evelyn, John, 1620-1706.
Wotton, Henry, Sir, 1568-1639. Elements of architecture.
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De statua. English.
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Account of architects and architecture.
Subject Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.
Sculpture -- Early works to 1800.
Local author Gooden, J. L. Former owner.
North, Geo, Former owner.