The British Carpenter: or, a Treatise on Carpentry. Containing the…

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The British Carpenter: or, a Treatise on Carpentry. Containing the most concise and authentick Rules of that Art, in a more Useful and Extensive Method, than has been made Publick [1733]

London C Hitch and L Hawes at the Red Lion and R Baldwin at the Rose in Pater-Noster-Row 1753

The Third Edition. [8] + 72pp in two parts with 62 copper plates. comprising engraved title with 44 plates in the main part of the text and engraved title with 16 plates in the supplement. Small quarto. Original Boards. Rebacked sympathetically with gilt lettered spine label and ruled lines. Rubbed at all edges of boards. Internally a very good copy. First published in 1735 it claimed to be the first comprehensive book on carpentry in English. This edition expanded the numbers of plates to 62 in total. Dedicated to the Right Honourable Algernon, Earl of Hertford, Baron Percy &c. Patron to Francis Price. Considered to be the best edition with a supplement containing Palladio's Orders of Architecture. First edition of 1733 was endorsed on the frontispiece, reissued with this edition, by Nicholas Hawksmoor, John James and James Gibbs. Ref. Harris 709

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