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A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN GRECIAN, ROMAN, ITALIAN AND GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE.
Parker, John Henry.

A GLOSSARY OF TERMS USED IN GRECIAN, ROMAN, ITALIAN AND GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE.

Oxford ... 1850.
5th Ed. Enlarged. 2 vols. bound in 3. 2 frontiss., 265 plates including 12 chromolithos. Marbled e.ps., ex.-libris John William Pease, inner gilt dentelles, contemporary gilt lettered morocco with black embossed ruling, minor rubbing to spines in part, a.e.g. Fifth and best edition, with considerably more attention given to mediæval carpentry. Revised by Professor Willis who supplied many new articles and illustrations. John Henry Parker (1806–1884), writer on architecture and publisher. Parker had ‘done more, perhaps, to popularize a knowledge of architecture in this country, than any other Englishman’ (The Bookseller, 133, 1 Feb 1869, 105).
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