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Swan, Abraham
A Collection of Designs in Architecture, Containing New Plans and Elevations of Houses, for General Use.
printed for and sold by the author, near the George in Portland Street, Cavendish Square; by Mr. Meadows, over against the Royal-Exchange; Messrs. Hitch and Hawes, in Pater-Noster Row; H. Piers and Partner at the Bible and Crown, in High Holborn,, London, 1757. With a Great Variety of Sections of Rooms; from a Common Room, to the Most Grand and Magnificent. Their Decorations, Viz. Bases, Surbases, Architraves , Freezes, and Cornices, Properly Inriched with Foliages, Frets and Flowers, in a New and Grand Taste. With Margins and Mouldings for the Panelling. All Large Enough for Practice. To which are added, Curious Designs of Stone and Timber Bridges, Extending from Twenty Feet to Two Hundred and Twenty, in One Arch. Likewise some Screens and Pavilions. In Two Volumes. Each containing Sixty Plates, curiously engraved on Copper. By Abraha Swan, Architect. First Edition, Folio. Two Volumes in One, vi, 8pp. Sixty Engraved Plates; iv, 12pp. Sixty Engraved Plates. Complete Copy with 120 Fine Engraved Plates. Contemporary Calf, later reback. Excellent Copy. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: HALEWOOD : ABA:ILAB : Booksellers :1867 [PRESTON, United Kingdom]
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