New Arrival

The Carpenter and Joiner’s Repository: or A New System of Lines and Proportions for Doors, Windows, Chimnies, Cornices & Mouldings, for Finishing of Rooms, &c &c.

London: Printed for the Author, and Sold by I. Taylor, at the Bible and Crown, 1778.

First edition. With 69 copper engraved plates (two frontispieces, 67 plates: numbered I to LXI with pl. XLIX omitted; with additional plates *39 and *47 and lettered plates A,B,C,D,P). Letterpress descriptive text, and 2-page publisher catalogue at end. 1 vols. Folio. Contemporary speckled calf, boards ruled with double gilt fillet. Finely rebacked with lettering piece in period style, corners conserved. Harris 628. Item #317901

Superior copy of this rare work by Pain, remarkable for the large format plates of designs for doorways, chimneys, twist rails, skylights, and other domestic ornament.

Price: $2,500.00 Free International Delivery