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Creator:
Salmon, William, ca. 1703-1779.
Title(s):

The country builder's estimator, or, The architect's companion for estimating of new buildings ... : to which is added several new tables ... / by William Salmon.

Additional Title(s):

Country builder's estimator.

Architect's companion for estimating of new buildings.

Edition:
Fifth edition : carefully revised and corrected : with many large additions and alterations interspersed throughout the whole / by E. Hoppus.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for J. Hodges, 1755.
Physical Description:
[12], 131 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : table ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH144 S33 1755
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: Includes head- pieces.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1785. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 782
Originally published in 1733, this was the first book devoted entirely to builder's prices. Cf. Harris.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Building materials -- Prices -- Early works to 1800.
Hodges, J. -- Publisher.
Hunt, J. -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Hoppus, E. (Edward), d. 1739.
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