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Swan, Abraham

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 ...

London, Printed for and sold by Robert Sayer [ca. 1768]
Physical Description:
2 v. in 1. 125 plates. 44 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 58
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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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