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Price, Francis, d. 1753.

The British carpenter, or, a treatise on carpentry : containing the most concise and authentick rules of that art ... / by Francis Price.

Additional Title(s):

British carpenter.

Treatise on carpentry.

Supplement to the British Architect.

Sixth edition : corrected, and illustrated with sixty-two copperplates.
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.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TS835 P74 1768
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
P. [53]-72 contains a Supplement to the British Architect; containing Palladio's orders of architecture.
English short title catalogue, N15569
Park, H. List of architectural books available in America before the Revolution, 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.
Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580.
Jones, Inigo, 1573-1652.
Wren, Christopher, 1589-1658.

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