Freart, Roland, John Evelyn, Leon Battista Albertis and Henry Wooten. A Parallel of the Ancient Architecture with the Modern, in a collection of ten principal authors who have written upon the five orders. To which is added An Account of Architects and Architecture, in an historical and etymological explanation of certain terms particularly affected by architects. with the addition of The Elements of Architecture. Published by Clay, B. Motte, and D. Browne, London (1733). Fourth Edition. [First published in 1650]. Translated into English from the French by John Evelyn. Presents comparisons and illustrations of the orders of Palladio, Scamozzi, Serlio, Vignola, D. Barbaro, Cataneo, Alberti, Viola, Bullant and De Lorme.] Large 4to. (24) + pp i-xxiv, xxix-xxxviii (complete thus) + 115 + (1)pp ; (6) + 53 + (3) + pp 61-74 (complete thus) ; with 43 engraved text illustrations of many of the surviving buildings in ancient Rome, with woodcut and engraved headpieces and tailpieces. Contemporary calf, tastefully re-backed, previous owner’s name and writing to free endpapers, distinguished bookplates, else bright, Generally Very Good.