The British Carpenter and the Supplement to the British Carpenter
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The British Carpenter and the Supplement to 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. A Supplement to the British Carpenter: Containing Palladio's Orders of Architecture, with the Ornaments of Doors and Windows, Proportion'd and adjusted by Divisions on Scales; together with the accurate Curves of their Mouldings, and their Application to Use. London: Printed by H. Baldwin for A. Millar, J. Rivington, et al., 1765. Fifth edition, corrected (pp. 72). Quarto (27 cm) in contemporary calf, gilt titles and decoration, marbled endpapers; sixty-two copperplate engravings, two engraved frontispieces (Part I with engraved frontispiece, a table, and 44 plates; Part II with frontispiece and 16 plates by Toms after Price). A few mended tears not affecting the engravings, some damage to top and bottom spine. Previous owner’s pencilled signature ‘A. Whitman/ Montreal’ on ffep, illegible library stamp.
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