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Creator:
Gyfford, E.
Title:
Designs for small picturesque cottages and hunting boxes : adapted for ornamental retreats and hunting and shooting : also some designs for park entrances, bridges, &c carefully studied and thrown into perspective / by E. Gyfford, architect ; engraved on twenty plates ; forming part the first of a series of select architecture.
Published/Created:
London : Published by J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, no. 59, High Holborn, J. Harding, St. James's Street, and J. Carpenter, Old Bond Street, 1807.
Physical Description:
16 p., 20 leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7562 G92+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7562 G92+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7562 G9+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Gyfford's original drawings for this work are now in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art, Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts (NA7562 .G92a+ Oversize).
The 20 plates depict designs for cottages (nos. 1-3), hunting boxes (4-14), park entrances and lodges (15-17), bridges (18-19), and a Chinese temple (20).
"S. Gosnell, printer, Little Queen Street."--Verso of title page.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1418
BAC : British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of Chas. F. Humbert. Copy 2, which is 29 cm., has the bookplate of the Rt. Hon. Lord Gray. With copy 2 is bound copy 2 of the author's Designs for elegant cottages and small villas. London, 1806. Copy 3, which is 31 cm., is bound with copy 3 of the author's Designs for elegant cottages and small villas. London, 1806 (call number: NA7562 +G9).
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Designs and plans.
Carpenter, J. -- Publisher.
Cottages -- Great Britain -- Designs and plans.
Gray, Lord -- Bookplate.
Harding, J. -- Publisher.
Humbert, Charles F. -- Bookplate.
Picturesque, The, in architecture -- Great Britain.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1807.
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