A Concise Dictionary of Architectural Terms (Dover by John Henry Parker

By John Henry Parker

Bibliographical Note
This Dover variation, first released in 2004, is an unabridged republication of the 1910 (twelfth revised) variation of the paintings initially released in 1846 via James Parker and Co., Oxford (England) below the name A Concise thesaurus of phrases utilized in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture.


First released in 1846, this illustrated dictionary of structure was once such a success that the writer revised it a number of occasions. It continues to be the most effective courses to 1000's of phrases utilized in Greek, Roman, Medieval, and Renaissance structure.

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