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Jones, William, -1757
The gentlemen's or builder's companion : containing variety of usefull designs for doors, gateways, peers, pavilions, temples, chimney-pieces and other decorations / by Wm. Jones ... ; part the first illustrated with 31 copper-plates neatly engraved.
[London? : s.n., 1736]
Physical Description:
[3], [31] leaves : chiefly ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2840 J6 1736
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Archer 163.1
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 387
This work, as well as the 1739 edition of the same title and by the same author, is the earliest published designs for furniture by an English author. Cf. Harris.
Date of publication from Harris. Archer cites date as [ca. 1735?].
Plate [27] duplicated.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in suede.
Illustrations by I. Carwitham and Benjamin Cole; after WilliamJones.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1736].
Interior decoration -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Carwitham, J. (John), engraver.
Cole, Benjamin, 1696 or 7-1783, engraver.
Jones, William, -1757, ill.
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