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The practical house carpenter; or, Youth's instructor: [microform] : 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; and 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. : To which is added, a list of the price of carpenters' work. : The whole illustrated, and made perfectly easy, by 148 copper plates, with explanations to each, / by William Pain, author of The practical builder, and British palladio.

Author/Creator:
Pain, William, 1730?-1790?
Publication:
Boston: : Printed and sold by William Norman, bookseller and stationer, no. 75, Newbury-Street., 1796.
Format/Description:
Microformat
16, 7, [1] p., 146 [i.e., 148] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 24 cm. (4to)
Edition:
The first American from the fifth London edition, with additions.
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30940.
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Subjects:
Architecture -- Designs and plans.
Building -- Details.
Carpentry.
Carpentry -- Prices.
Form/Genre:
Booksellers' advertisements -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Notes:
With 146 numbered plates; two additional plates face plates 3 and 65.
Bookseller's advertisement, p. [8], 2nd count.
Microfiche. [New York : Readex Microprint, 1985] 11 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 30940).
Cited in:
Evans 30940
Hitchcock, H.R. Amer. architectural books, 897
Rink, E. Technical Americana, 1753
OCLC:
152412757