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Creator:
Wallis, N.
Title:
The complete modern joiner, or, A collection of original designs in the present taste for chimney-pieces and door-cases : with their mouldings and enrichments at large, frizes, tablets, ornaments for pilasters, bases, sub-bases and cornices for rooms, &c. : with a table shewing the proportion of chimneys with their entablatures to rooms of any size / by N. Wallis, Architect.
Alternate Title(s):
Complete modern joiner
Collection of original designs in the present taste for chimney-pieces and door-cases
Edition:
A new edition / neatly engraved on thirty-six plates.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for I. Taylor at the Bible and Crown, in Holborn, near Chancery-Lane, [1772]
Physical Description:
[4] p., 36 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3310 .A78 1780+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3467 .W35 1771+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates dated: March 30, 1772.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. The NA3467 .W35 1771+ is bound with: Book of ornaments in the Palmyrene taste / N. Wallis. (London, 1771). The NA3310 .A78 1780+ copy is bound with: Principles of drawing ornaments made easy (London : I. Taylor, 1780).
ESTC (RLIN), T90197
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 903
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 3575
Subject Terms:
Architectural drawing -- 18th century -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Doorways -- Early works to 1800.
Fireplaces -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1772.
Contributors:
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, publisher.
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