General subject of the book:
Senckeisen, Johann Christian was a German pattern writer, citizen and carpenter in Leipzig. He has lived from 1652 till 1742. In his book he explains the various orders of columns in Leipzig around the 17th century. He also addresses several types of altars, doors and windows as well as cabinets, beds, tables and chairs and their decorations. How such things can be divided and prepared according to good measurements and orders.
In general the books deal with the historical, aesthetic and technical foundations of decor as well as the construction in the 17th century.
Organisation of the book:
The title and name of the editor Senckeisen, Johann Christian appears on the 4th page in a black print and is decorated with floral elements . The title page is followed by a foreword which explains the book really briefly. The book has got only one chapter that follows the foreword. The foreword as well as the chapter begins with a small illustration and a floral decorated starting letter. In the chapter text and illustrations alternate. The book ends with the word ‘Ende’ which is the German word for end.
Size of the book:
size: 205 x 210 mm
traditional standard format: there isn’t a matching standard format for my book
Total number of pages and illustrations:
The book has 92 pages in total. Out of this 92 pages there are 38 pages with illustrations. Normally one page contains more than one illustration.