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Creator:
Ince, William, active 18th century, author, illustrator.
Title:
The universal system of houshold furniture : consisting of above 300 designs on the most elegant taste, both useful & ornamental : finely engraved, in which the nature of ornament & perspective, is accurately exemplified : the whole made convenient to the nobility and gentry, in their choice, & comprehensive to the workman, by directions for executing the several designs, with specimens of ornament for young practitioners in drawing / by Ince & Mayhew cabinet-makers & upholders, in Bond Street, Golden Square, London ...
Alternate Title(s):
Universal system of household furniture
Published/Created:
[London] : To be had of the authors, & at A. Weoblys, near Chancery lane, Holborn, & of all other booksellers, [1762?]
Physical Description:
iii-iv, 11, [1] pages, [98] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 45 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 68
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Date of publication from ESTC.
Parallel text in English and French ; preface in English.
Plates engraved by Matthias Darly; after Ince and Mayhew.
Includes 95 numbered plates. Engraved illustrated title page, dedication and added title-page in French with title, Système universel de garniture de maison, included in the plate count.
ESTC, N046491
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary dark green quarter morocco with marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Decoration and ornament.
England.
Furniture -- England -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
Furniture design -- Early works to 1800.
Furniture design.
Furniture.
Interior decoration -- Early works to 1800.
Interior decoration.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1762.
Contributors:
Mayhew, John, illustrator.
Darly, Matthias, approximately 1720-approximately 1778, printmaker.
Webley, A. (Bookseller)
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