On the construction and decoration of the shop fronts of London : illustrated with eighteen coloured representations exhibiting the varied styles of the present period, for the use of builders, carpenters, shopkeepers, &c. / by N. Whittock ; forming an appendix to The decorative painter and glazier's guide, by the same author.
- Additional Title(s):
Illustrations of the shop fronts of London
Illustrations of shop fronts
Styles of shop fronts
- London : Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 23, Paternoster Row, 1840.
- Physical Description:
- , 12, 4 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsNA6225 . W45 1840 + OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Printed by Richard Clay, printer, Bread Street Hill.
Half-title : Illustrations of the shop fronts of London.
Cover title: Illustrations of shop fronts.
Running title: Styles of shop fronts.
Includes 17 leaves describing  hand colored plates (some numbered, some not) which illustrate shops of jewelers, goldsmiths, drapers, chemists, etc. : shops are identified in the text, and sometimes on the plates themselves.
Publisher's advertisements: 4 p. at end.
Illustrations by and after author.
Frontispiece is plate 5.
British Architectural Library. Early Imprints Collection. Early printed books, 1478-1840. London : Bowker-Saur, 1994-, p. 2383
BAC: Bound in blind- and gold-stamped green publisher's cloth.
BAC: British Art Center copy has label reading "Kenney Collection Shelf' on inside of upper board.
- Subject Terms:
- Architecture -- Great Britain -- 19th century.Clay, Richard -- Printer.Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Great Britain.Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1840.Kenney Collection Shelf -- Provenance.London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper -- Publisher.Storefronts -- Great Britain.
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Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791-1860, On the construction and decoration of the shop fronts of London , 1840
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