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GEOMETRY, THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL, TRIGONOMETRY, CONIC SECTIONS,

PERSPECTIVE, SHADOWS, AND ELEVATIONS;

A SUMMARY OF THE ART OF BUILDING; COPIOUS ACCOUNTS OF BUILDING MATERIALS, STRENGTH OF TIMBER, CEMENTS, &c.;

A DESCRIPTION OF THE TOOLS USED BY THE DIFFERENT WORKMEN ;

AN EXTENSIVE GLOSSARY OF THE TECHNICAL TERMS

PECULIAR TO EACH DEPARTMENT ;

AND

THE THEORY AND PRACTICE

OP THB

FIVE ORDERS,
AS EMPLOYED IN DECORATIVE ARCHITECTURE.

BY PETER NICHOLSON, ARCHITECT.

THE WHOLE ILLUSTRATED AND EMBELLISHED WITH NUMEROUS PLATES, FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS AND DESIGNS, MADE EXPRESSLY FOR THIS WORK, BY THE AUTHOR, AND CORRECTLY ENGRAVED,

UNDER HIS IMMEDIATE INSPECTION, BY MR. W. SYMNS, AND OTHER EMINENT ARTISTS.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THOMAS KELLY, 17, PATERNOSTER ROW.

1823.

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