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Catalog Number 2001.5.12.2
Object Name Book
Title Books: Nicholson's Architectural Dictionary Vol. 1-2
Date c. 1885
Year Range from 1875
Year Range to 1895
Description Two volume set of "Nicholson's Architectural Dictionary". The volumes are hardcovered (cloth covered cardboard) with a leather binding. The covers are brown with dark green leather spine with red and gold accents. The spine is very decorative with embossed designs in the leather that are highlighted in gold. The title and volume number are written in gold on a red leather background. The title is not printed on the cover of the books. The edges of the pages have a marbelized pattern. The iside covers also have a marbelized pattern. The book contains several black and white plates of architectural diagrams, building elements, etc. .
Illustrations: Plates, B/W
On Spine "Nicholson's Architectural Dictionary"
No of Pages: 1120
People Brownlow, William
Subjects ARCHITECTURE
Dimensions Cover, Hard - 11.29/9.05/2.44/11.29/9.05/2.83 - Length/Width/Height/Length/Width/Height
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