The American builder's companion; or, a new system of architecture : particularly adapted to the present style of building in the United States of America

  • 1806
Boston: Etheridge and Bliss

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Contributor
Raynerd, Daniel
Date
1806
Publisher
Boston: Etheridge and Bliss
Language
English
Description of Original
70 pages, 44 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
For Staff
METS

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Recommendation
  4. Preface
  5. Plate 1 [and Plate 2]
  6. Plate 3 [Tuscan order]
  7. Plate 4: Doric order [and Plate 5: Ionic order]
  8. Plate 6: Corinthian order
  9. Plate 7: [Composite order]
  10. Plate 8: Ionic capital
  11. Plate 9: [Corinthian capital]
  12. General observations on placing of columns
  13. Plate 10: [Of diminishing of columns]
  14. Plate 11: [Of base and surbase mouldings, and architraves]
  15. Plates 12 and 13: Of cornices
  16. Remarks on cornices
  17. Plate 14: [Fancy cornices]
  18. Plate 15
  19. Plate 16: Of doors and sashes
  20. Plate 17: [Of windows, &c.]
  21. Plate 18
  22. Plate 19: [Description of stairs]
  23. Plate 20: Description of stairs
  24. Plate 21
  25. Plate 22
  26. Plate 23
  27. Plate 24: Mouldings at large
  28. Plate 25: Three designs for friezes
  29. Plate 26
  30. Plate 27: [Fragments for ceilings]
  31. Plate 28: Fragments for chimney pieces
  32. Plate 29
  33. Plate 30
  34. Plate 31: [Modillon]
  35. Plate 32: [Seven designs for banisters and five designs for urns]
  36. Plate 33: Plan and elevation for a small townhouse
  37. Plate 34: [Plan and elevation for a townhouse]
  38. Plate 35: Plan and elevation for a townhouse
  39. Plate 36: [Plan and elevation for a house which is intended for a country situation]
  40. Plate 37: Design for a house intended for the country
  41. Plate 38: [Plan and elevation for a meetinghouse]
  42. Plate 39: Plan and elevation for a meetinghouse
  43. Plate 40: [A design for a summerhouse]
  44. Plate 41: Designs for pulpits
  45. Plate 42: [Plan and elevation for a courthouse]
  46. Plate 43: [An elevation of the United States Bank, in Boston]
  47. Plate 44
  48. Observations on building of houses, to elucidate the preceding plans, and assist the student in the practical parts
  49. Table of contents
  50. [Advertisements]
  51. [Cover]