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Title:
The chimney-piece-maker's daily assistant, or, A treasury of new designs for chimney-pieces.
Published/Created:
London : Henry Webley ..., 1766-1769.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3050 B3+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3050 B3+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3050 B3+ Copy 3 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates in v. 1 are engraved by Robert Pranker; after Isaac Taylor, Thomas Milton, John Crunden, Thomas Collins Overton, and Placido Columbani.
Plates in v. 2 are by and after Robert Baldwin.
British Art Center has 2 copies of vol. 1. Copy 1 has the bookplate of Ogden Codman and Richard Beaumont.
Vol. 2 is bound in original blue-grey wrappers.
Each vol. has separate t.p.
Vol. 2 has title: The chimney-piece-maker's daily assistant, or, A treasury of new designs for chimney-pieces, for the year 1769 ...
Plate 29 (v.2) shows a fireplace at Petworth House.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Details.
Beaumont, Richard Blackett, b.1926 -- Bookplate.
Codman, Ogden -- Bookplate.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1769.
Fireplaces -- Great Britain.
Mantels.
Petworth House.
Welby, Henry -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Baldwin, Robert, fl. 1762-1783.
Pranker, Robert, engraver.
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, ill.
Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827, ill.
Crunden, John, ca. 1745-1835, ill.
Overton, Thomas Collins, ill.
Columbani, Placido, ill.
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