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Overton, Thomas Collins

The temple builder's most useful companion, being fifty entire new original designs for pleasure and recreation : consisting of plans, elevations and sections in the Greek, Roman, and Gothic taste : calculated for the ornamenting of parks, forests, woods, gardens ... &c. : together with a full explanation, in letter press, to each design, and exact scales for measurement / by Thomas Collins Overton.

London : H. Webley, 1766.
Physical Description:
19, [1] p., [50] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA8450 O9 1766
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Re-issue of 'Original designs of temples, and other ornamental buildings'.
English short title catalogue, T90195
Archer 234.3
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 610
Park, H. List of architectural books available in America before the Revolution, 62
BAC: British Art Center copy bound with : Grotesque architecture / by William Wrighte. London : H. Webley, 1767.
BAC: List of subscriber's: p. [3]-[5].
Illustrations by Robert Pranker; after Thomas Collins Overton and S[amuel] Wale.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1766.
Garden structures -- Early works to 1800.
Webley, Henry -- Publisher.
Pranker, Robert, engraver.
Ware, Samuel, d. 1786, engraver.
Overton, Thomas Collins, ill.

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