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The Country Builder's Assistant: Fully Explaining, the Best Methods for Striking Regular and Quirked Mouldings : For Drawing and Working the Tuscan, Doric, Ionic and Corinthian Orders ... Plans and Elevations of Houses ... Also, the Tracing of Groins, Angle Brackets, Circular Soffits in Circular Walls, &C. : Correctly Engraved on Thirty-Seven Copperplates With a Printed Explanation to Each

by Asher Benjamin
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Printed by Spotswood and Etheridge, for the author : Sold by him, and by Alexander Thomas, Worcester, 1798.
Language
English
Description
[36] p., 37 leaves of plates : plans ; 20 x 16 cm. (4to)
Notes
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-D⁴ E².
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Plate 25 is imperfect, lacking the left side beyond the fold; Plate 33 is defective, with the lower portion of the fold detached, but present; both have old paper repairs. Contemporary sheep. Label of T.B. Jansen & Co., Book and Stationary Store, New York inside front cover. Associates Endowment Fund, 2012/2013
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Evans 33399
Technical Details
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