1856 Modern Architect Carpentry Houses Framing Architecture Illustrated Stairs

SHAW, Edward

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Edward Shaw was one of the major American architectural authors of the 19th century. His influence on builders and architects came from his balance between traditional forms and new ideas grounded in construction principles. This edition of “Modern Architect” was written to with three parts, a concise survey of the history and progress of architecture, characteristics of Egypt, Greco-Roman, Gothic, and other different styles of architecture, and the arrangement and construction of houses specifically doors, windows, chimneys, stairs and more. This 1856 edition includes 65 engraved plates and is bound in a decorative leather binding!

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1856 Modern Architect Carpentry Houses Framing Architecture Illustrated Stairs

 

Edward Shaw was one of the major American architectural authors of the 19th century. His influence on builders and architects came from his balance between traditional forms and new ideas grounded in construction principles. This edition of “Modern Architect” was written to with three parts, a concise survey of the history and progress of architecture, characteristics of Egypt, Greco-Roman, Gothic, and other different styles of architecture, and the arrangement and construction of houses specifically doors, windows, chimneys, stairs and more. This 1856 edition includes 65 engraved plates and is bound in a decorative leather binding!

 

Item number: #19161

Price: $750

 

SHAW, Edward

 

The modern architect, or, Every carpenter his own master: embracing plans, elevations, specifications, framing, etc., for private houses, classic dwellings, churches, &c., to which is added the new system of stair-building

 

Boston: Wentworth and Company, 1856.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 128
    • 65 plates (including engraved frontispiece)
  • Provenance: Handwritten – Richard W. Cooper
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11.5in X 9.5in (29.5cm x 24cm)

 

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19161

Category

Arts & Architecture

Authors

SHAW, Edward

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete