General subject of the book:
The content revolves around pillars and their design. The author treats the thematic of the statics, decoration and detailed ornaments. The author shows with the architectural sketches how to construct them and what the proportions are. With de detailed legends they are like constructional drawings which could be used as building plans.
Organisation of the book:
The book cover is totally unlabeled and gives no indication of his content. The book starts with empty pages. The first real book page is like the title page of the book. The explanatory texts of the book are supplemented by very precise architectural sketches. First it’s explained how pillars are built in their static way. In the end it’s becoming very detailed with the decorations and the ornaments of the pillars and on which regularity should be paid attention.
Size and number of pages of the book:
The number of pages is 74 of which the first two and the last both pages are empty.
In total there are just 60 pages filled with illustrations and texts.
The book is covered in water marks and some pages There are some signs of wear as for example slightly ripped or crinkled sides. But all in all the book is in very good condition.
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