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The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director. Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of houshold furniture In The Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including a great Variety of Book-Cases for Libraries or Private Rooms. Commodes, Library and Writing-Tables, Buroes, Breakfast-Tables, Dressing and China-Tables, China-Cases, Hanging-Shelves, Tea-Chests, Trays, Fire-Screens, Chairs, Settees, Sopha's, Beds, Presses and Cloaths-Chests, Pier-Glass Sconces, Slab Frames, Brackets, Candle-Stands, Clock-Cases, Frets, And Other Ornaments. To Which IS Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture, and Rules of Perspective; 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 one hundred and sixty 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, Of St. Martin's-Lane, Cabinet-Maker.

Title
The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director. [electronic resource] : Being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of houshold furniture In The Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including a great Variety of Book-Cases for Libraries or Private Rooms. Commodes, Library and Writing-Tables, Buroes, Breakfast-Tables, Dressing and China-Tables, China-Cases, Hanging-Shelves, Tea-Chests, Trays, Fire-Screens, Chairs, Settees, Sopha's, Beds, Presses and Cloaths-Chests, Pier-Glass Sconces, Slab Frames, Brackets, Candle-Stands, Clock-Cases, Frets, And Other Ornaments. To Which IS Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture, and Rules of Perspective; 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 one hundred and sixty 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, Of St. Martin's-Lane, Cabinet-Maker.
Author
Chippendale, Thomas, 1718-1779.
Publication
London : printed for the author, and sold at his house in St. Martin's-Lane. MDCCLIV. Also by T. Osborne, Bookseller, in Gray's-Inn; H. Piers, Bookseller, in Holborn; R. Sayer, Print-Seller, in Fleetstreet; J. Swan, near Northumberland-House, in the Strand. At Edinburgh, by Messrs. Hamilton and Balfour: and at Dublin, by Mr. John Smith, on the Blind-Quay, [1754]
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Description
[4],x,27,[1]p.,plates; 2⁰.
Subject
Note
  • Titlepage in red and black.
  • With a half-title and a list of subscribers.
  • The third leaf is an engraved dedication.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642362079
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 houshold furniture In The Gothic, Chinese and Modern Taste: Including a great Variety of Book-Cases for Libraries or Private Rooms. Commodes, Library and Writing-Tables, Buroes, Breakfast-Tables, Dressing and China-Tables, China-Cases, Hanging-Shelves, Tea-Chests, Trays, Fire-Screens, Chairs, Settees, Sopha's, Beds, Presses and Cloaths-Chests, Pier-Glass Sconces, Slab Frames, Brackets, Candle-Stands, Clock-Cases, Frets, And Other Ornaments. To Which IS Prefixed. A Short Explanation of the Five Orders of Architecture, and Rules of Perspective; 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 one hundred and sixty 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, Of St. Martin's-Lane, Cabinet-Maker.
Imprint
London : printed for the author, and sold at his house in St. Martin's-Lane. MDCCLIV. Also by T. Osborne, Bookseller, in Gray's-Inn; H. Piers, Bookseller, in Holborn; R. Sayer, Print-Seller, in Fleetstreet; J. Swan, near Northumberland-House, in the Strand. At Edinburgh, by Messrs. Hamilton and Balfour: and at Dublin, by Mr. John Smith, on the Blind-Quay, [1754]
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, T129806.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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