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Creator:
Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.
Title:
Mechanick exercises, or, The doctrine of handy-works : applied to the art of bricklayers-work / by Joseph Moxon.
Alternate Title(s):
Mechanick exercises.
Doctrine of handy-works : applied to the art of bricklayers-work.
Published/Created:
London : J. Moxon, 1700.
Physical Description:
64 [i.e. 46] p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z244 A2 M93 1677
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Wing 3017
Page 46 misnumbered p. 64.
BAC: Bound with: Mechanick exercises : or, The doctrine of handy-works / Joseph Moxon. London, 1677-1680.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. p. 325
'Mechanick exercises' was issued monthly in 14 parts beginning in 1677 and ending in 1680. Describes the materials, tools, operations and terms of smithing, house carpentry, and turnery. In 1700, nine years after Joseph Moxon's death, a new number on bricklayers' work was issued, presumably by his son, James. This was added to a third edition, published in the same year. Cf. Harris.
Subject Terms:
Bricklaying -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1700.
Industrial arts -- Early works to 1800.
Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1700 -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Moxon, J. (James)
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