|Author:||Shute, John, d. 1563.|
|Title:||The first and chief groundes of architecture vsed in all the auncient and famous monymentes with a farther & more ample defense vppon the same, than hitherto hath been set out by any other. Published by Iohn Shute, paynter and archytecte.|
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The first and chief groundes of architecture vsed in all the auncient and famous monymentes with a farther & more ample defense vppon the same, than hitherto hath been set out by any other. Published by Iohn Shute, paynter and archytecte.
Shute, John, d. 1563.
Imprinted at London: In Fletestrete nere to Sainct Dunstans churche by Thomas Marshe, 1563.
|Alternate titles:||First and chief groundes of architecture used in all the auncient and famous monymentes.|
Number xiii omitted in folio numbering.
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
¶THE CONTENTES OF THIS BOOKE briefly collected & set out for the helpe of the Reader.
¶ Faultes escaped in the printing are thus to be corected.
¶ TO THE MOST HIGH AND EXCELLENT Princes Elizabeth by the grace of God Queene of England, Fraunce, & Ireland, defendor of the faith. &c.
¶ IOHN SHVTE PAINTER AND Architecte: vnto the Louing and freindly Raders.
¶The discourse from time, to TIME HOVVE THIS SCIENCE of Architecture increased.
VVhat the Office and Duetie is of him that vvyll be a Perfecte Architecte or Mayster of buyldings.
SPIRA SIVE BASIS.
SCAPVS SIVE COLVMNA.
The highest parte of TRABEATIONIS, called in English a Cornishe.
ARCHITRAVE, FRISE, AND CORNISHE.
BASIS or SPIRA.
¶ OF AN OTHER AVTENTIKE PILLER AND A nescessarie Companion to the before named pillers made by the Athenieus to his perfection named ATTICVRCA.
¶ THE CHAVNGE OF THE FIVE PILLERS ORDERLY to be vsed eche of them in his kynde whiche order of buildinges be named of Vitruuius as followeth PICNOSTYLOS, SISTYLOS, DIASTYLOS, ARIOSTYLOS, EVSTYLOS, whose pictures insewth demonstrated in order.
¶ AN OTHER RVLE GEVEN BY VITRVVIVS for these three orders of pillers Dorica, Ionica, Corinthia, to be vsed as folowith.
¶ HERE IS AN OTHER NECESSARIE Rule appointed of Vitruutus for the diminishing of Scapus, vnder the Capitall by the increasing of his height.
¶ AN OTHER EXAMPLE TO BE obserued very necessary for the maister builder or Architecte that is for the inlarging of the Epistilium, when the pillor amounteth to certaine heightes.