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Chambers, William, Sir, 1723–1796

Traité des édifices, meubles, habits, machines et ustensils des chinois : gravé sur les originaux dessinés a la Chine / par M. Chambers, architecte anglois ; compris une description de leurs temples, maisons, jardins, &c.

Additional Title(s):

Designs of Chinese buildings, furniture, dresses, machines, and utensils. French

A Paris : Chez le Sieur Le Rouge, ingénieur-géographe du Roi, rue des Grands Augustins, MDCCLXXVI [1776]
Physical Description:
30 p., XX leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA1540 .C4314 1776+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by Paul Fourdrinier, Ignace Fougeron, Charles Grignion, Edward Rooker, and Paul Sandby.
Engravings printed on double leaves.
The plates comprise the 5th cahier of G. Le Rouge's Détails des nouveaux jardins à la mode (originally published 1757).
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 115
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840 p. 342
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled quarter morocco and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- China -- Early works to 1800.
Clothing and dress -- China -- Early works to 1800.
Furniture -- China -- Early works to 1800.
Gardens -- China -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Engravings -- 1776.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Fougeron, Ignace, active 18th century-19th century, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Rooker, Edward, -1774, engraver.
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, engraver.
Chambers, William, Sir, 1723-1796. Jardins Chinois.

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