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Halfpenny, William, -1755
Useful architecture : being the last work in this kind of William Halfpenny, architect and carpenter : in twenty-five new designs : with full and clear instructions, in every particular, for erecting parsonage-houses, farm-houses, and inns, with their respective offices, &c. ... : together with a supplement, containing several designs for building with timber only ... : the four designs added, are for bridges ...
Third edition : with four additional designs.
London : Printed for and sold by Robert Sayer, 1760.
Physical Description:
[4], 78 [i.e. 76] p., [21] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7328 H36 1760
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN College Pamphlets 1047 1: From the library of William Whitman Farnam, 1886.
Title page in red and black.
Archer 139.4
English short title catalogue, T79272
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994, c1990. 317
Contains head- and tail- pieces.
Illustrations by Parr.
Earlier edition published under title : Six new designs for convenient farm-houses, with their proper office, &c.
Pages 23-24 skipped, text continuous.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Brit tracts -- 1760.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1760.
Farnam, William Whitman, 1844-1929 -- Ownership.
Sayer, Robert -- Printer.
Parr, Remi, 1723-, engraver.

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