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Author Fischer von Erlach, Johann Bernhard, 1656-1723.

Title A plan of civil and historical architecture : in the representation of the most noted buildings of foreign nations, both ancient and modern: Taken from the most Approv'd Historians, Original Medals, Remarkable Ruins, and Curious Authentick Designs; and display'd in eighty-six double folio-plates, finely engraven, At a very Great Expence, by the most Eminent Hands; divided into five books. Containing. Book I. Twenty-Two Plates of the Ancient Jewish, Egyptian, Syrian, Persian and Grecian Edifices, Monuments, Pyramids, &c. in which the Manners of Structure used by those Nations, and bury'd in the Ruins of Barbarity, are restor'd, and set in a true Light. Book II. Fifteen Plates of the Ancient, and least known Roman Buildings. Book III. Fifteen Plates describing the Buildings of the Arabians, Turks, &c. and some Modern One's of the Persians, Siamese, Chinese, and Japonese. Book IV. Twenty-One Plates of Modern Structures, invented, and in Part executed, by the Author. Book V. Thirteen Plates of Ancient Egyptian, Grecian and Roman Urns and Vases; to which are added.

Published London : published at the expence of the translator, and to be had only at his house in Smith's-Square, Westminster; and during the sessions of Parliament, at the pamphlet shop, in the Court of Requests, MDCCXXXVII. [1737]


Location Call No. Status
Uniform title Entwurff einer historischen Architectur. English.
Edition The second edition.
Physical description 4 unnumbered pages,28 pages,plates : map ; 2⁰
Notes Titlepage in red and black.
With an additional French titlepage, engraved.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Architecture -- History -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Curiosities and wonders -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.