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Creator:
Oakley, Edward, active 18th century.
Title:
Every man a compleat builder, or, Easy rules and proportions for drawing and working the several parts of architecture ... / the whole nearly engraved on 51 copper plates ; compiled by the late Edward Oakley ... ; to which is annexed, a plan, elevation, and section of the carpenter's work, erected to support the center-arch of Black-Fryers-Bridge.
Alternate Title(s):
Every man a compleat builder.
Easy rules and proportions for drawing and working the several parts of architecture.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for I. Taylor ..., 1774.
Physical Description:
32 p., [52] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH144 O24 1774
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Books printed for I. Taylor ...": p. [2].
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 602
Contents:
I. Practical geometry -- II. The five orders of architecture ... -- III. The method of reducing each order into practice, in the formation of designs for doors and windows -- IV. Great variety of carpenter's work ... -- V. Variety of plans, hand rails, newels, banisters and brackets for stair-cases ... -- VI. The builder's dictionary ...
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Carpentry -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1774.
Taylor, I. -- Publisher.
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