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Senckeisen, Johann Christian
Leipziger Architectur- Kunst- und Seulen-Buch. Worinne nicht allein die fünff Seulen nach ihrer Ordnung, und sehr leichten Art, dieselben bald zu erlernen, sondern auch von unterschiedenen Altären, sowohl mit als ohne Canzeln, Alkoven, Portalen, Thüren, Fenstern, und deren Verkleidung Fußböden, Taffelwerck, und was zu Auszierung Kirchen und prächtigen Gebäuden vonnöthen, insonderheit Köthen oder Schräncke, Betten, Schreibe-Tische, Stühle [et]c. Wie solches alles nach guten Maaß und Ordnung kan eingetheilet und verfertiget werden, Zusammen getragen, von Joh. Christian Senckeisen, E. E. Hochweisen Raths Muster-Schreiber, Bürger und Tischler in Leipzig
[Leipzig]: gedruckt, bey Christoph Friedrich Rumpffen [Rumpf], 1707. First edition. First edition. In later half vellum binding, panels covered with marbled paper. Woodcut initials and a headpiece. Engraved frontispiece and plates (many folding). Panels slightly rubbed, corners bumped. Old collection stamp, shelfmarks in pencil, price in ink on the front flyleaf. A small hole on the frontispiece with a discolored circumference. Blue inkblots on the title page. Paper browned due to aging, with occasional foxing. Plate XII, XXIII, XXIV are torn at the edge, with no effect on the figures. Overall in very good condition.. First edition. First edition. In later half vellum binding, panels covered with marbled paper. Woodcut initials and a headpiece. Engraved frontispiece and plates (many folding). 1 [leaf (frontispiece)] 54 [2] p., and 35 engraved plates. An extremely scarce illustrated German Baroque carpenter's- and cabinetry-book by Johann Christian Senckeisen, a member of the important carpenter-dynasty of Leipzig. Johann Christian Senckeisen (around 1670-1729) splendidly illustrated Seulen-Buch gives patterns and instruction on how wooden works, furniture, or paneling, ought to be designed, using architectural elements following the classical order, which idea fits into the tradition of German carpenter's books, rooted in the Renaissance carpentry. Senckeisen intended to compile this Säulenbuch (book of Orders) for common people and craftsmen unlike the majority of such books, whose audience was the well-to-do and skilled carpenter. The author describes the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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