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Creator:
Smith, James, writer on carpentry.
Title(s):

A specimen of ancient carpentry : consisting of variety of designs for roofs ... : collected by James Smith : to which are added designs of frontispieces to doors, gateways, piers ... : & other useful decorations never before published by Jones ; the whole illustrated with 66 copper plates nearly engraven.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for the authar [sic], & sold at his house, 1736.
Physical Description:
[5], [3], [66] leaves of plates in various pagings : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2840 S6 1736
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. 1994. 835
ESTC T97863
'Designs of frontispieces to doors' has separate t.p. Plates numbered separately.
Engraved throughout.
Harris identifies Jones as William Jones.
Illustrations by J. Carwitham and B[enjamin] Cole; after James Smith.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Decoration and ornament -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Carpentry -- Early works to 1800.
Roofs -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings.
Contributors:
Jones, William, -1757.
Carwitham, J. (John), engraver.
Cole, Benjamin, 1696 or 7-1783, engraver.
Smith, James, writer on carpentry, ill.
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