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The builders magazine, or, A universal dictionary for architects, carpenters, masons, bricklayers, &c. as well as for every gentleman who would wish to be a competent judge of the elegant and necessary art of building: consisting of designs in architect John Carter

The builders magazine, or, A universal dictionary for architects, carpenters, masons, bricklayers, &c. as well as for every gentleman who would wish to be a competent judge of the elegant and necessary art of building: consisting of designs in architect

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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated aMoreThe 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.The eighteenth-century fascination with Greek and Roman antiquity followed the systematic excavation of the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum in southern Italy- and after 1750 a neoclassical style dominated all artistic fields. The titles here trace developments in mostly English-language works on painting, sculpture, architecture, music, theater, and other disciplines. Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++British LibraryT301349Society of Architects = John Carter. The second volume consists of the plates and their explanatory notes. Originally issued in monthly parts between 1774 and 1778 as: The builders magazine: or Monthly Companion. Printed not before 1794 or after 1817.London: printed by M. Allen, Paternoster-Row, for Alex. Hogg, at the Kings-Arms, No. 16, Paternoster-Row, between 1794 and 1817]. 2v. ( 4], 345, 1], 8 p.- 2] 100 p., CLXXXV plates- 2