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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 : 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 [1781]
Physical Description:
[2], 16 pages, XXXVI leaves of plates : illustrations ; 55 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 92
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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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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