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Chambers, William, Sir, 1723-1796, author.

A treatise on the decorative part of civil architecture : illustrated by fifty original, and three additional plates, engraved by old Rooker, old Foudrinier, Charles Grignion, and other eminent hands / by Sir William Chambers, K.P.S. ...

Additional Title(s):

Treatise on civil architecture

Third edition, considerably augmented.
London : Printed by Joseph Smeeton, in St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross : sold by T. Cadell, bookseller and printer to the Royal Academy, Strand : I. and J. Taylor, Hoborn : J. Walter, Charing Cross : R. Robson, New Bond Street : and R. Sayer, Fleet Steet, MDCCXCI [1791]
Physical Description:
[4], vi, [1], 8-137, [1] pages, [53] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 54 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 63
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Information
First published in 1759 as 'A treatise on civil architecture'.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 125
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 40.3
ESTC, T174022
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Early works to 1800.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural.
Robson, R. -- Bookseller.
Engravings -- England -- London -- 1791.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.
Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802, bookseller.
I. and J. Taylor (Firm) bookseller.
Walter, John, -1803, bookseller.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794, bookseller.
Rooker, Edward, -1774, engraver.
Fourdrinier, Paul, 1698-1758, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)

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