London: Sold at the White Swan, Shoe Lane, and the Black Boy, St. Martin’s Lane, 1788.
First edition. Additional engraved allegorical title and 20 copper-engraved plates (sixteen after Thomas Shearer). [xvi], 143, , [4, Price of Doors, Extra Prices of Doors] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Recent quarter calf, red morocco spine label, marbled boards. Dust-soiling to plates, some marginal dust-soiling and spotting and small losses to a few blank corners of letterpress leaves, bookplate. Item #315882
First edition of this work by the journeymen cabinet-makers of London, which lists prices and provides designs for common furniture forms of the period. Subsequent editions followed. This edition is scarce on the market, with no copies appearing at auction since 1981.
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