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The practical house carpenter, or, Youth's instructor : containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture : as centering for groins, niches, &c., examples for roofs, sky-lights, &c., the five orders laid down by a new scale, mouldings, &c., at large, with their enrichments, plans, elevations, and sections of houses for town and country, lodges, hot-houses, green-houses, stables, &c., design for a church, with plan, elevation, and two sections, an altar-piece, and pulpit, designs for chimney-pieces, shop-fronts, door-cases, section of a dining room and library, variety of stair cases, with many other important articles, and useful embellishments : the whole illustrated, and made perfectly easy, by one hundred and forty-eight copper-plates, with explanations to each Preview this item
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The practical house carpenter, or, Youth's instructor : containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture : as centering for groins, niches, &c., examples for roofs, sky-lights, &c., the five orders laid down by a new scale, mouldings, &c., at large, with their enrichments, plans, elevations, and sections of houses for town and country, lodges, hot-houses, green-houses, stables, &c., design for a church, with plan, elevation, and two sections, an altar-piece, and pulpit, designs for chimney-pieces, shop-fronts, door-cases, section of a dining room and library, variety of stair cases, with many other important articles, and useful embellishments : the whole illustrated, and made perfectly easy, by one hundred and forty-eight copper-plates, with explanations to each

Author: William Pain; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Philadelphia : Printed by Thomas Dobson ..., 1797.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : The 6th ed., with additionsView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Pain; American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1071171
Notes: Signatures: pi² A1-P1.
LC copy imperfect: plates 70-71 wanting.
Description: [34] p., 146 [i.e. 148] folded leaves of plates : chiefly ill., diagrams, plans ; 26 cm. (4to)
Other Titles: Practical house carpenter
Youth's instructor
Responsibility: by William Pain ...
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