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Creator:
Chambers, William, Sir, 1723-1796, author, publisher, illustrator.
Title(s):

A treatise on civil architecture : in which the principles of that art are laid down, and illustrated by a great number of plates, accurately designed, and elegantly engraved by the best hands / by William Chambers ...

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, by J. Haberkorn : to be had at the author's house in Poland Street, near Broad-Street, Soho : likewise of A. Millar, J. Nourse, Wilson and Durham, all in the Strand, T. Osborne in Gray's-Inn, J. and R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, R. Sayer in Fleet-Street, Piers and Webley near Chancery-Lane, Holborn, and J. Gretton, in Old-Bond-Street, MDCCLIX [1759]
Physical Description:
[vi], iv, 85, [1] pages, [50] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 56 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 60 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 60 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by J. Fougeron, P. Fourdrinier, C. Grignion, P. Mazell, T. Miller, F. Patton, and E. Rooker; afer William Chambers, James Gandon and G.B. Cipriani.
With a list of subscribers, pages [v]-[vi].
ESTC, T51636
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 122
Fowler, 86
LWL 73 759C: Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis's notes.
LWL 73 759C: Birrell & Garnett, Feb. 1933, 3/3/-
LWL 73 759C: Book-plate - Unidentified.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in full calf; rebacked.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in sprinkled calf. Armorial bookplate of Richard Blackett Beaumont. Case label of the Cholmondeley Library.
Subject Terms:
Architects -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate.
Cholmondeley Library -- Bookplate.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Early works to 1800.
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979 -- Ms. notes.
Piers and Webley -- Bookseller.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1759.
Etchings -- 1759.
Subscriber's lists.
Contributors:
Haberkorn, John, printer.
Millar, Andrew, 1705-1768, bookseller.
Nourse, J. (John), -1780, bookseller.
Osborne, Thomas, -1767, bookseller.
Gretton, John, active 1758-1763, bookseller.
R. and J. Dodsley, bookseller.
Wilson, D., $d -1777, bookseller.
Durham, Thomas (Bookseller), bookseller.
Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785, illustrator.
Fougeron, Ignace, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Gandon, James, 1742-1823, illustrator.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Mazell, Peter, active 1761-1797, engraver.
Müller, Tobias, active 1744-1790, engraver.
Patton, F., active 1745-1764, engraver.
Rooker, Edward, -1774, engraver.
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