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By John Henry Parker

John Henry Parker's remarkably undying dictionary of structure, first released in 1846, grew to become so successful that he persisted to revise it for a number of years. A profusely illustrated guide that's worthy as a reference or as a transportable advisor on visits to historic structures, this authoritative thesaurus of approximately 500 phrases utilized in Greek, Roman, Italian, and Gothic structure is still hugely instructive and informative.
Accurate engravings supplement a few of the author's incisive descriptions — from a buttress in Glastonbury Abbey to zig-zag mouldings in a Norman doorway. prolonged entries hide arches, home windows, tombs, and different architectural parts; whereas shorter notes outline much less everyday phrases reminiscent of cavetto, dado, and embrasure.
An critical reference for architects and scholars of structure, the textual content features a topographical index to the illustrations, determining the various British cathedrals, castles, and parish church buildings used as examples.

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