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Creator:
Swan, Abraham.
Title:
A collection of designs in architecture, containing new plans and elevations of houses, for general use. With a great variety of sections of rooms, from a common room to the most grand and magnificent. Their decorations, viz. bases, surbases, architraves, freezes, and cornices, properly inriched with foliages, frets and flowers, in a new and grand taste. With margents and mouldings for the panelling: all large enough for practice. To which are added, curious designs of stone and timber bridges ... Likewise some screens and pavilions ... By Abraham Swan, architect ...
Published/Created:
London, Printed for and sold by Robert Sayer [ca. 1768]
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. 125 plates. 44 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 58
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Advertisements: [4] p. at end.
BAC : Head- and tail-pieces.
BAC : Plates by J. Addison, T. Miller, and F. Patten, after the author.
Published ca. 1768: the author's Upwards of one hundred and fifty new designs for chimney pieces, London, 1768 is advertised at the back.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.
Bridges -- Design and construction.
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