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Creator:
Price, Francis, d. 1753.
Title:
The British carpenter, or, a treatise on carpentry : containing the most concise and authentick rules of that art ... / by Francis Price.
Alternate Title(s):
British carpenter.
Treatise on carpentry.
Supplement to the British Architect.
Edition:
Sixth edition : corrected, and illustrated with sixty-two copperplates.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for A. Palladio, I. Jones and C. Wren, 1768.
Physical Description:
[8], 72 p., [64] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS835 P74 1768
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
P. [53]-72 contains a Supplement to the British Architect; containing Palladio's orders of architecture.
ESTC N15569
Park 67
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers. Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1994,c1990. 712
Added engraved t.p.
First comprehensive work on carpentry in English. Cf. Harris.
Subject Terms:
Building -- Early works to 1800.
Carpentry -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1768.
Contributors:
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.
Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652.
Wren, Christopher, 1589-1658.
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