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Title(s):

The Builder's magazine, or, Monthly companion for architects, carpenters, masons, bricklayers, &c. : as well as for every gentleman who would wish to be a competent judge of the elegant and necessary art of building ... / by a society of architects.

Additional Title(s):

Builder's magazine.

Monthly companion for architects, carpenters, masons, bricklayers, &c.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by the authors, and sold by F. Newberry, 1774.
Physical Description:
2, 345, 100 p., [185] leaves : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA31 B8 1774+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
No dates of publication appear on the parts as rearranged for binding, except that plates 48-185 are dated Sept. 1, 1775-Oct. 1, 1778.
"Alphabetical description of the terms of art which are used in building ... ": p. 1-306.
No more published.
BM (compact edition) v.19 120
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 67
Illustrations by John Royce, G. Burder, Proud, and William Watts; after John Carter.
Later editions appeared under title: New builders magazine and complete architectural library.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926 -- Bookplate.
Building -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1774.
Newberry, F. -- Publisher.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1774.
Contributors:
Carter, John, 1748-1817, ill.
Royce, John, active 1773-1789, engraver.
Burder, George, 1752-1832, engraver.
Proud, fl. ca. 1760, engraver.
Watts, William, 1752-1851, engraver.
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