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Busby, C. A. (Charles Augustin), 1786–1834

A collection of designs for modern embellishments : suitable to parlours, dining & drawing rooms, chimney pieces, varandas, frizes &c. : on 25 plates / by C.A. Busby, architect.

London : Published by J. Taylor, 59, High Holborn, [not before 1819]
Physical Description:
25 leaves of plates : all ill. ; 25 x 32 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK2135 .B9 1819+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Paper watermarked "1819."
"This work was probably first published late 1807 or 1808. ECB, (English catalog of books), 1801-36, lists it (either as announced or published), in December 1807 and it is advertised in Dearn's 'The bricklayer's guide, 1808', as 'lately published by J. Taylor'"--British Architectural Library.
Engraved throughout, including title page (plate 1).
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 511
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 444.1
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary green wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Great Britain.
Interior decoration -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Pattern books -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Pattern books.
Publisher's advertisements.
Aquatints -- 1819.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Engravings -- 1819.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.

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