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JOPLING, Joseph (fl. 1803--36)
The septenary system of generating curves by continued motion; including sundry observations on the system, and on its application and utility in civil and naval architecture, sculpture, and those arts generally, where a fine curved line is so highly esteemed. By Joseph Jopling, ...
London: published by J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1823.
16, [2] p. ; 20.5 cm. (8°)

'Printed by J.S. Hughes, 66, Paternoster Row.' (p. [2]). The final leaf is blank. 'Eighteen Years' experience in Civil Architecture enables the Author with certainty to state, that those persons who are practically engaged in Gothic works, will find the principles of the fifth and sixth divisions of the Septenary Scale, of the greatest importance in generating varying curves for arches of large dimensions.' ('Advertisement', p. [3], dated April 1823).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'Randall On The Dry Rot &c &c'., numbered '23' in a series of pamphlet volumes. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 6d., 28 February 1832. (Archive 7/16/29).

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