The Resource The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. : Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings., By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter, (electronic resource)

The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. : Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings., By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter, (electronic resource)

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The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. : Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings.
Title
The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building.
Title remainder
Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings.
Statement of responsibility
By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter
Creator
Contributor
Engraver
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • 36927
  • 101
Citation source
  • Shaw & Shoemaker
  • Hitchcock, H.R. Amer. architectural books
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1773-1845
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Benjamin, Asher
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1773-1845
  • d. 1832?
  • 1776-1807?
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benjamin, Asher
  • Raynerd, Daniel
  • Snyder, Henry W.
  • Wightman, Thomas
  • Fox, Gilbert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
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The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. : Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings., By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/36927
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Some plates drawn by A. Benjamin and D. Raynerd; engraved by H.W. Snyder, T. Wightman and G. Fox
  • Edition statement transposed; precedes author's name on title page
  • Copyright June 1, 1811 by Asher Benjamin
  • Error in paging: p. 72 misnumbered 54
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000353150
Dimensions
27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition, corrected and enlarged.
Extent
iv, [1], 6-104 p., 59 leaves of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000353150
Label
The American builder's companion; or, A system of architecture, particularly adapted to the present style of building. : Treating on practical geometry--The origin of building--Of the five orders of architecture--Of their particular parts and embellishments, and of their application--Also very fully on stairs--On plans and elevations of houses, for both town and country--On churches, court houses, &c.--On sashes, sash frames, shutters, doors, cornices, base and surbase mouldings, architraves, &c. &c. : Illustrated with fifty nine copperplate engravings., By Asher Benjamin, architect and carpenter, (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/36927
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Some plates drawn by A. Benjamin and D. Raynerd; engraved by H.W. Snyder, T. Wightman and G. Fox
  • Edition statement transposed; precedes author's name on title page
  • Copyright June 1, 1811 by Asher Benjamin
  • Error in paging: p. 72 misnumbered 54
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000353150
Dimensions
27 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Third edition, corrected and enlarged.
Extent
iv, [1], 6-104 p., 59 leaves of plates
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000353150

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