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Creator:
Salmon, William, ca. 1703-1779.
Title:
The London and country builder's vade mecum, or, The compleat [sic] and universal estimator : comprehending the London and country prices of the different works of bricklayers, masons, carpenters ... &c., intersperd with such useful and necessary rules and observations as are of the greatest consequence in estimating of any building : with a great variety of new and useful tables ... / by William Salmon.
Alternate Title(s):
London and country builder's vade mecum.
Compleat and universal estimator.
Compleat estimator.
Edition:
The fourth edition : revised and corrected.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for S. Crowder ..., 1760.
Physical Description:
[2], ii, 187, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TH434 S23 1760
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
First published in 1745 under title: The London and country builder vade mecum, or, The compleat and universal architect's assistant.
Caption title: The compleat estimator.
Includes index.
BAC: Publisher's advertisement: [1] p. at end.
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 1556-1787. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 791
Subject Terms:
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Estimates -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Building -- Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Building materials -- Prices -- Early works to 1800.
Constance, W. -- Autograph, 1799.
Crowder, S. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1760.
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