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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 Information
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, d. 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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