Chadsworth Columns takes pride in being well-versed in classical architecture so that we may assist you
with your project at the highest level of expertise.  Undoubtedly, our company – as a whole – is dedicated
 to providing you with correctly proportioned architectural columns and architectural home and commercial
products.  Chadsworth is unique because we are aware and knowledgeable of the architectural standards that
our predecessors established; therefore, we do not pretend to understand the standards of classic architecture
because we have studied these standards and continue to implement these strategic architectural standards
with your projects.  Below, you will see the sources from which we attribute our learning.
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  • Berry, Nancy E.. Architectural trim: ideas, inspiration, and practical advice for adding wainscoting, mantels, built-ins, baseboards, cornices, casings, and columns to your home. Gloucester, Mass.: Quarry Books, 2007. Print.
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  • Gabriel, J. Francois. Classical architecture for the twenty-first century: an introduction to design. New York: W.W. Norton & Co. in association with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America, 2004. Print.
  • Gibbs, James, and Christian Barman. The rules for drawing the several parts of architecture. The first ed. London: Jarrold & Sons, Ltd., 1924. Print.
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  • Gromort, Georges. Choix d'éléments empruntes a l'architecture classique et donnant des exemples connus de l'application des ordres .... 3. ed., rev. et augm. ed. Paris: A. Vincent, 1904. Print.
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  • Hartmann-Sanders Company, Hartmann-Sanders Company. Catalog no. 48 of Koll's patent lock-joint wood columns. Chicago: Koll's Patent, 1929. Print.
  • Heck, J. G.. Heck's pictorial archive of art and architecture. New York: Dover, 1994. Print.
  • Hegemann, Werner, Elbert Peets, and Alan J. Plattus. The American Vitruvius: an architects' handbook of civic art. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1988. Print.
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  • Hegemann, Werner, and Elbert Peets. The American Vitruvius: an architect's handbook of civic art. S.l.: De Facto Publishing, 2008. Print.
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  • Leeke, John. Practical restoration reports compendium. Portland, ME: John Leeke's Historic HomeWorks, 2005. Print.
  • Leeke, John. Canon of the five orders of architecture. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, Inc., 2011. Print.
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  • Mauch, Johann Matthaus von, Charles Pierre Joseph Normand, and Donald M. Rattner. Parallel of the classical orders of architecture. New York: Acanthus Press : 1998. Print.
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  • Mitrovic, Branko. Canon of the five orders of architecture. New York: Acanthus Press, 1999. Print.

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  • Press, Kalkhoff. Great Georgian houses of America Ill.. New York: Dover, 1933. Print.
  • Press, Scribner. Great Georgian houses of America Ill.. New York: Dover, 1937. Print.

  • Rifkind, Carole. A field guide to American architecture. New York: New American Library, 1980. Print.
  • Robertson, Donald Struan. A handbook of Greek [and] Roman architecture. 2nd ed. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1954. Print.
  • Serlio, Sebastiano. The five books of architecture: an unabridged reprint of the English edition of 1611. Dover ed. New York: Dover Publications, 1982.
  • Smith, Thomas Gordon. Classical architecture: rule and invention. Layton, UT: G.M. Smith, Inc., 1988. Print.
  • Smith, Thomas Gordon, and Stephen Kellogg. Vitruvius on architecture. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2003. Print.
  • Speltz, Alexander. The styles of ornament. New York: Dover Publications, 1959. Print.
  • Stratton, Arthur. Form and design in classic architecture. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2004. Print.
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  • Tavernor, Robert. Palladio and Palladianism. New York, N.Y.: Thames and Hudson, 1991. Print.
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  • Tuckerman, Arthur Lyman. The five orders of architecture according to Giacoma Barozzio of Vignola, to which are added the Greek orders; ed. and tr. by Arthur Lyman Tuckerman for the use of the art schools of the Metropolitan museum of art.. 2d ed. New York: W.T. Comstock, 1896. Print.
  • Uhde, Constantin, and Richard Phené Spiers. The architectural forms of the classic ages, comprising the principal examples of the orders of columns and their entablatures.. 2d ed. Berlin: B. Hessling, 1909. Print. 

  • Vignole, Le. Le Vignole moderne ou traite elementaire d'architecture. S.l.: s.n., 1772. Print.
  • Walker, Charles Howard. Theory of mouldings. New York: W.W. Norton, 2007. Print.
  • Ware, William R.. The American Vignola. New York: Norton, 1904. Print.