Item ABC/21 - Manual of Gothic mouldings with directions for copying them and for determining their dates. Illustrated by upwards of six thousand examples, with numerous additions and improvements by W.M. Fawcett.

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ABC/21

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Manual of Gothic mouldings with directions for copying them and for determining their dates. Illustrated by upwards of six thousand examples, with numerous additions and improvements by W.M. Fawcett.

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  • 1877 (Creation)

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(14 Jan 1815-9 Dec 1888)

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Classical writer and scholar, educated at Shrewsbury School and St John's College, Cambridge (1834-1838).
ODNB Entry: https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21154

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A small but detailed volume dedicated to the study of Gothic Mouldings, with directions for copying them and for determining their dates. Contents: Introduction; General principles of formation; Copying moldings; Early molding in general; Early English molding; Decorated moldings; Perpendicular Moldings; Plans of Gothic columns; Capitals; Bases; Hood-moldings and string-courses.

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  • English

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Loose spine

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