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Creator:
Wood, John, -1782.
Title(s):

A series of plans for cottages or habitations of the labourer : either in husbandry or the mechanic arts, adapted as well to towns as to the country. Engraved on thirty plates. To which is added, an introduction, containing many useful observations on this class of building; tending to the comfort of the poor and advantage of the builder : with calculations of expences / by the late Mr. J. Wood, of Bath, Architect.

Additional Title(s):

Plans for cottages

Edition:
A new edition.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, No. 56, Holborn, MDCCXCII (1792)
Physical Description:
[2], 38 p., [30] leaves of plates : ill. ; 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 30 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 30 Copy 2
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 30 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates are numbered i-xxviii; 2 plates are numbered "Miscellaneous plate 1" and "Miscellaneous plate 2".
Engravings by P. Begbie; after John Wood.
"Price Fifteen Shillings."--Foot of title page.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 83
ESTC (RLIN), T126224
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 352.1
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 934
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, p. 2441-2442
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in publisher's original boards. Publisher's advertisement tipped in at end. Copy 2 bound in publisher's original boards. "Miscellaneous plates 1[-2]" bound at the beginning of the section of plates. Copy 3 bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Has bound with it: Garret, Daniel. Designs and estimates of farm houses (London, 1759).
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Cottages -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1792.
Taylor, I. -- Publisher.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Begbie, P., engraver.
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