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The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture, in the most fashionable taste. Including a great Variety of Chairs, Sofas, Beds, and Couches; China-Tables, Dressing-Tables, Shaving-Tables, Bason-Stands, and Teakettle-Stands; Frames for Marble-Slabs, Bureau-Dressing-Tables, and Commodes; Writing-Tables, and Library-Tables; Library-Book-Cases, Organ-Cases for private Rooms, or Churches, Desks, and Book-Cases; Dressing and Writing-Tables with Book-Cases, Toilets, Cabinets, and Cloaths-Presses; China-Cases, China-Shelves, and Book-Shelves; Candle-Stands, Terms for Busts, Stands for China Jars, and Pedestals; Cisterns for Water, Lanthorns, and Chandeliers; Fire-Screens, Brackets, and Clock-Cases; Pier-Glasses, and Table-Frames; Girandoles, Chimney-Pieces, and Picture-Frames; Stove-Grates, Boarders, Frets, Chinese-Railing, and Brass-Work, for Furniture. And Other Ornaments. To which is Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture; with Proper Directions for executing the most difficult Pieces, the Mouldings being exhibited at large, and the Dimensions of each Design specified. The Whole comprehended in Two Hundred Copper-Plates, neatly engraved. Calculated to improve and refine the present Taste, and suited to the Fancy and Circumstances of Persons in all Degrees of Life. By Thomas Chippendale, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer, in St. Martin's Lane, London.

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The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director [electronic resource] : being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture, in the most fashionable taste. Including a great Variety of Chairs, Sofas, Beds, and Couches; China-Tables, Dressing-Tables, Shaving-Tables, Bason-Stands, and Teakettle-Stands; Frames for Marble-Slabs, Bureau-Dressing-Tables, and Commodes; Writing-Tables, and Library-Tables; Library-Book-Cases, Organ-Cases for private Rooms, or Churches, Desks, and Book-Cases; Dressing and Writing-Tables with Book-Cases, Toilets, Cabinets, and Cloaths-Presses; China-Cases, China-Shelves, and Book-Shelves; Candle-Stands, Terms for Busts, Stands for China Jars, and Pedestals; Cisterns for Water, Lanthorns, and Chandeliers; Fire-Screens, Brackets, and Clock-Cases; Pier-Glasses, and Table-Frames; Girandoles, Chimney-Pieces, and Picture-Frames; Stove-Grates, Boarders, Frets, Chinese-Railing, and Brass-Work, for Furniture. And Other Ornaments. To which is Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture; with Proper Directions for executing the most difficult Pieces, the Mouldings being exhibited at large, and the Dimensions of each Design specified. The Whole comprehended in Two Hundred Copper-Plates, neatly engraved. Calculated to improve and refine the present Taste, and suited to the Fancy and Circumstances of Persons in all Degrees of Life. By Thomas Chippendale, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer, in St. Martin's Lane, London.
Author
Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.
Publication
London : printed for the author, and sold at his House, in St. Martin's Lane; also by T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, in the Strand, MDCCLXII. [1762]

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[6],20p.,CC plates; 2⁰.
Subject
Note
  • Initial unpaginated sequence includes an engraved dedication leaf.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642244646
Author
Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.
Title
The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director [electronic resource] : being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture, in the most fashionable taste. Including a great Variety of Chairs, Sofas, Beds, and Couches; China-Tables, Dressing-Tables, Shaving-Tables, Bason-Stands, and Teakettle-Stands; Frames for Marble-Slabs, Bureau-Dressing-Tables, and Commodes; Writing-Tables, and Library-Tables; Library-Book-Cases, Organ-Cases for private Rooms, or Churches, Desks, and Book-Cases; Dressing and Writing-Tables with Book-Cases, Toilets, Cabinets, and Cloaths-Presses; China-Cases, China-Shelves, and Book-Shelves; Candle-Stands, Terms for Busts, Stands for China Jars, and Pedestals; Cisterns for Water, Lanthorns, and Chandeliers; Fire-Screens, Brackets, and Clock-Cases; Pier-Glasses, and Table-Frames; Girandoles, Chimney-Pieces, and Picture-Frames; Stove-Grates, Boarders, Frets, Chinese-Railing, and Brass-Work, for Furniture. And Other Ornaments. To which is Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture; with Proper Directions for executing the most difficult Pieces, the Mouldings being exhibited at large, and the Dimensions of each Design specified. The Whole comprehended in Two Hundred Copper-Plates, neatly engraved. Calculated to improve and refine the present Taste, and suited to the Fancy and Circumstances of Persons in all Degrees of Life. By Thomas Chippendale, Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer, in St. Martin's Lane, London.
Imprint
London : printed for the author, and sold at his House, in St. Martin's Lane; also by T. Becket and P.A. de Hondt, in the Strand, MDCCLXII. [1762]
Edition
The third edition.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, T102007.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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