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Creator:
Gibbs, James, 1682-1754, author.
Title(s):

Rules for drawing the several parts of architecture : in a more exact and easy manner than has been heretofore practised, by which all fractions, in dividing the principal members and their parts, are avoided / by James Gibbs.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by W. Bowyer for the author, MDCCXXXII [1732]
Physical Description:
[8], 42 pages, LXIV leaves of plates : illustrations ; 45 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 73 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 73 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The verso of the initial leaf contains the text of the copyright privilege granted to Gibbs on 19 May 1732.
Signatures: [pi]2 a2 A-K2 L1.
ESTC, T46960
Harris, E. British architectural books and writers, 259
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Autograph: William Duffour.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Bookplate: Richard Blackett Beaumont.
Subject Terms:
Architectural drawing.
Architecture -- Details.
Architecture -- Orders.
Beaumont, Richard Blacket -- Bookplate.
Duffour, William -- Autograph.
Reeves, Charles -- Bookplate and autograph, 1849.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1732.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Bowyer, William, 1663-1737, printer.
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