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Rural architecture in the Chinese taste : being designs entirely new for the decoration of gardens, parks, forrests, insides of houses, &c., on sixty copper plates, with full instructions for workmen : also a near estimate of the charge, and hints where proper to be erected / the whole invented & drawn by Willm. & Jnn. Halfpenny ...

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Halfpenny, William, d. 1755.
Publication
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer
Contents
pt. 1. New designs for Chinese temples, triumphal arches, garden-seats, palings, &c. 1750 -- pt. 2. New designs for Chinese bridges, temples, triumphal arches, garden-seats, palings, obelisks, termini's, &c. 1751 -- pt. 3. New designs for Chinese doors, windows, piers, pilasters, garden seats, green-houses, summer-houses, &c. 1751 -- pt. 4. New designs for Chinese gates, palisades, stair-cases, chimney-pieces, ceilings, garden-seats, chairs, temples, &c. 1752.
Date
1755.
Edition
The 3d ed. :
Description
4 pt. in 1 v. : 64 pl. (part fold.)
Notes
Each part has also special t.-p., dated 1750-52.
GUSN
151110
Call Number
Rare Browne NA8450.H17
Descriptive terms
Architecture
Architecture Details.
Architecture, Chinese.
Architecture, Domestic
Material Type
Designs and plans.
Early works to 1800.

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