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The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director: being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste.

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Chippendale, Thomas (1718-1779)
The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director: being a large collection of the most elegant and useful designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste.
Thomas Chippendale, 1754

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[Half-title] The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director

[Title page] The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director

To the Right Honourable Hugh Earl of Northumberland

The preface, pp. iii-vi

The names of the subscribers, pp. vii-x

General proportions, pp. 1-3

Bases for the columns, pp. 3-4

Rules for drawing, pp. 4-7

Plate descriptions, pp. 7-27 ff.

Diagrams, pp. I-No. XI

Chairs, pp. XII-No. XXV

Chinese sophas, pp. No. XXV-No. XXVI

Beds, pp. No. XXVII-No. XXXII

Tables, pp. No. XXXIII-No. LIX

Bookcases, pp. No. LX-No. LXXXIV

Chests of drawers, pp. No. 85-No. LXXXVIII

Chests and bookcases, pp. No. LXXXIX-No. XC

Cabinets, pp. XCI-No. XCV

Cloths chests, pp. No. XCVI-No. CI

Cloths press, pp. No. CII-No. CIV

China case, p. No. CV

Cases, pp. No. 106-No. CVIII

Cases, pp. No. CIX-No. CX

China cases, p. No. CIX

Shelves (hanging and Chinese), pp. No. 112-No. CXIX

Candle stands, pp. No. CXX-No. CXXIII

Fire screens, pp. No. CXXIV-No. CXXVII

Tea chests, pp. No. CXXVIII-No. CXXIX

China trays, p. No. CXXX

Brackets for busts and marble slabs, pp. No. CXXXI-No. CXXXIV

Clock cases, pp. No. CXXXV-No. CXXXVI

Table clock cases, p. No. CXXXVII

Table clock cases, p. No. CXXXVIII

Cornices for beds or windows, p. No. CXXXIX

Gerandoles, p. No. CXL

Frames, pp. No. CXLI-No. CXLVIII

Shields for pediments, p. No. CXLIX

Frets, pp. No. CL-No. CLVI

Chinese railing, pp. No. CLVII-No. CLX

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