A. Hepplewhite and Co. / The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide, or, Repository of designs for every article of household furniture, in the newest and most approved taste : displaying a great variety of patterns ... in the plainest and most enriched styles : with a scale to each, and an explanation in letter press : also, the plan of a room, shewing the proper distribution of the furniture ... / from drawings by A. Hepplewhite and Co. ...
The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide, etc., pp. -24
AND UPHOLSTERER's GUIDE, &c. 9 tions; length 3 feet 6 inches- depth 22 inches, height of defk 3 feet 2 inches, including io inches for the infide of the deik; total height about fix feet; depth of Book-cafe about 1 2 inches. SECRETARY AND BOOK-CASES HAVE the fame general ufe as the former article; they differ in not being floped in front. The accommodations therefore for writing are produced by the face of the upper drawer falling down by means of a fpring and quadrant, which produces the fame ufefulnefs as -the flap to a defk. To one defign are drawers---the other has doors, within which are fliding fhelves for clothes, &c. like a wardrobe. L I B R A R Y C A S E S. PLATES 45, 46, 47, 48, (hew four different defigns for Library- cafes, which are ufually made of the fineft mahogany; the doors of fine waved or curled wood. May be inlaid on the pannels, &c. with various coloured woods. The ornamental fafih bars are intended to be of metal, which painted of a light colour, or gilt, will produce a light pleafing effea. To each of thefe defigns, the drawer in the middle is intended for a fecretary drawer, with wardrobe fhelves under. Various proper defigns at large, for Cornices, Plinths, and Ba/e Mouldrngs, for this and the two former articles, are given at the end of this book. D TheV
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