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LANDMANN, Isaac (1741--1826?)
A course of the five orders of architecture; with a plan, and some geometrical elevations of town gates of fortified places. By J. Landmann, professor of fortification and artillery to the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich. The five orders are taken from Mr. Chambers's elegant Treatise on civil architecture.
London: printed for the author, by James Dixwell: and sold by T. and J. Egerton, at the Military Library, 1785.
[2], 25 p., XIV aquat. pl. ; 41.0 cm. (2º)

'J. Landmann' can be identified with Isaac Landmann who was appointed professor at the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich in 1777, in which capacity he published several textbooks of which this was the first. ESTC t135726; Harris and Savage, 406; Millard II, 36.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper John Soane / 1806, and on front pastedown Mr: Ord Gen. Cadet / Octr 15th. 1804.

Binding C18th quarter sheep, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 2576


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