Rudimentary treatise on the principles of design in architecture as deducible from nature and exemplified in the works of the Greek and Gothic archite [...]. London : John Weale, 1850
- PDF Front cover
- PDF Mr. Weale's new series of rudimentary works for beginners.
- PDF Title page
- PDF Preface.
- PDF Table of contents
- PDF Corrections.
- PDF Chapter I. Definition of architecture - its necessity, uses, and requirements.
- PDF Chapter II. Ocular and formal beauty - first generalization thereon - unity and variety - gradation and contrast.
- PDF Chapter III. Different kinds of beauty, of sublimity, and of picturesqueness - their characteristics.
- PDF Chapter IV. Imitation of nature and of models - false imitation - constructive truth - constructive unity - three systems thereof.
- PDF Chapter V. Application of the foregoing principles to trabeated or beamed building by the Grecian architects.
- PDF Chapter VI. Application of the same principles to compressible building, by the mediaeval architects.
- PDF Of post-gothic architecture.
- PDF Concluding remarks.
- PDF Back cover