AVILER, AUGUSTIN CHARLES D'. 1653-1701. Cours d'architecture qui comprend les ordres de Vignole. Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1696-1698.
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AVILER, AUGUSTIN CHARLES D'. 1653-1701. Cours d'architecture qui comprend les ordres de Vignole. Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1696-1698.
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£710 - 1,100
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AVILER, AUGUSTIN CHARLES D'. 1653-1701.
Cours d'architecture qui comprend les ordres de Vignole. Paris: Nicolas Langlois, 1696-1698.
2 volumes in one. 4to (205 x 150 mm). [78], xii, 356; [vi], 260 pp. With 2 engraved frontispieces, 31 folding plates, and 84 full-page engraved illustrations. Period speckled calf. Lightly rubbed.
Provenance: A.C. Lascarides (typographic label).

Second edition. Of the first, 1691, edition, Fowler wrote, "from the point of view of the practical architect this Cours d'architecture was the best work of its kind yet issued." Berlin Katalog 2390.
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