A new collection of chimney pieces ornamented, in the style of the Etruscan, Greek, and Roman architecture : containing thirty six designs, suitable to the most elegant range of apartments : with descriptions of the plates in English and French / composed, etched and engraved in aquatinta by George Richardson = Nouveau recueil de cheminées ornées dans le stile de l'architecture etrusque, grecque, & romaine : contenant trente six desseins : sortables aux appartements les plus elegants : avec les descriptions des planches en anglois & en françois / composés & gravés en aquatinta par George Richardson, architecte.
- London : Printed for the author, MDCCLXXXI 
- Physical Description:
- , 16 pages, XXXVI leaves of plates : illustrations ; 55 cm
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Title page in English and French with imprint taken from English part. French imprint reads: Londres: imprimé pour l'auteur.
With parallel text in English and French.
English short title catalogue, T90836
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 2755
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 57
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf and brown paper covered boards. Bookplate: F.C. Hess, fils, Architecte.
- Subject Terms:
- Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.Decoration and ornament -- Neoclassicism -- Early works to 1800.Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Early works to 1800.Fireplaces -- Designs -- Early works to 1800.Hess, F. C. -- Bookplate.Mantels -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
- Aquatints -- 1781.
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Richardson, George, 1736?-1817?, A new collection of chimney pieces ornamented, in the style of the Etruscan, Greek, and Roman architecture , MDCCLXXXI 
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