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Creator:
Robson, Robert.
Title(s):

The mason's, bricklayer's, plasterer's, and decorator's practical guide : containing a complete elucidation of those arts as practised at the present time : with suggestions and improvements in constructive and ornamental masonry : with examples of foundations, domes, lighthouses, bridges, walls, vaulting, arches, doorways, windows, etc. etc.; : also a series of practical designs for cemetery monuments, tomb & head-stones, wall-tablets, &c. / edited by Robert Robson ; assisted by eminent architects & builders

Published/Created:
London : James Hagger, [1859-62]
Physical Description:
iv, [1], 266 p., [92] leaves of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH145 R6 1859+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH145 R6 1859+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Hilda Lease Jay
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is imperfect: plate 15 wanting. In this copy, plate numbers 3, 30, and 35 have been assigned twice, although the "List of plates" only calls for a single plate bearing each number.
Imprint date from British Museum Catalogue.
Issued in parts.
Engraved t.-p., within architectural border.
Many plates numbered in the fashion 9, 9a, 9b, etc.; some plates misnumbered.
Illustrations by D. Brand, John Richard Jobbins, H. Weiss; after Robert Robson, S.H. Brooks, S. Brookes, Daniel Ruddle, J. Gascoyne, A.M.Q., E.L. (Edward Lushington) Blackburne, W.H., E.L., Tarbuck and G.E. Fox.
Subject Terms:
Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Haggar, James -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- [1859-1862].
Lithographs -- [1859-1862].
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- [1859-1862].
Contributors:
Brand, D., engraver.
Jobbins, John Richard, -1866, engraver.
Weiss, H., engraver.
Robson, Robert, engraver.
Brooks, S.H., engraver.
Brookes, S., engraver.
Ruddle, Daniel, engraver.
Gascoyne, J., engraver.
A.M.Q., engraver.
Blackburne, E. L., engraver.
W. H., engraver.
E. L., eng.
Tarbuck, engraver.
Fox, G.E., engraver.
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