Pain, William (1730?-1790?) / Pain's British Palladio, or, The builder's general assistant.
A Catalogue of Modern Books on Architecture, &c.
Of Rails in the Chinese Taste, forming a complete System for Rural Decorations. By N. Wallis, Architect. Engraved on Sixteen plates, Octavo, 2s 6d sewed. 17. Garret's Designs and Estimates for Farm-Houses, for the Counties of York, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland, and the Bishoprick of Durham. Folio, 5s sewed. 18. The Modern Joiner; or a Collection of Original Designs, in the present Taste, for Chimney-Pieces and Door-cases, with their Mouldings and Enrichments at large; Frizes, Tablets, Ornaments for Pilasters, Bases, Sub-bases amd Cornices for Rooms, &c. with a Table, shewing the Proportion of Chimnies, with Entablatures, to Rooms of any Size. By N. Wallis, Architect. Quarto, 8s. 19. Ornaments in the Palmyrene Taste; Engraved on Twelve Quarto Plates. By N. Wallis, 4s 6d sewed. 20. Currus Civilis, or Gentell Designs for Coaches, Chariots, Post Chaises., Vis-aVis, Road and Park Phaetons, Whiskies, Single Horse Chaises, &c. Elegantly engraved on Thirty Plates. Quarto 10s 6d sewed. 21. A new Book of Ornaments; containing a Variety of elegant Designs for Modern Pannels, commonly executed in stucco, Wood ot Painting, and used in decorating principal Rooms. Drawn and etched by P. Columbani. Quarto, 7s 6d sewed. 22. A Variety of Capitals, Frizes and Cornices; how to increase or decrease them, still remaining the same Proportion as the Original. Likewise, Twelve designs for Chimney Pieces, drawn an inch and a half to the foot. On Twelve plates, drawn and etched by P. Columbani. Folio 6s sewed. 23. An Essay on the Construction and Building of Chimnies, including an Enquiry into the common Causes of their Smoking and the most effectual Remedies for removing so intolerable a nuisance; with a table to proportion chimnies to the Size of the Room. Illustrated with proper figures. A new Edition. By Robert Clavering, Builder, 2s 6d sewed. 24. Nature, Philosophy and Art in Friendship; an Essay demonstrating the Necessity and Practicability of Building all Houses Proof against Fire and Vermin; an entire new Plan of Constructing Chimnies so as the Smoke cannot reverberate and plain Methods by which Smoky Chimnies may be cured ; with a Plate and an Appendix, giving a particular account of the late invention fro preventing fires by iron plates; for which the parliament granted a premium. By W. Cauty. 2s, sewed. 25. The Manner of Securing all Sorts of Buildings from Fire; a Treatise up on the Construction of Arches made with Bricks and Plaister, called flat Arches; and of a Roof without Timber, called a brick roof; with some Letters that passed between the Count D'Espie, Peter Wyche, and William Beckford, Esqrs on this Subject. Octavo 2s sewed. 26. Langley's Builder's Director, or Bench Mate ; being a Pocket Treasury of the Grecian, Roman, and Gothic Orders of Architecture, made easy to the meanest Capacity, by near 500 examples, engraved on 184 Copper Plates, 12mo 4s bound. 27. Every Man A Complete Builder, or easy rules and proportions fir drawing and working the several parts of Architecture. In which are given a Plan, Elevation, and Section of the curious trussed Carpenter's Work, erected to support the center Arch of Black-Friars Bridge, from an exact Measurement. Compiled by Edward Oakley. Octavo, 4s 6d sewed. 28. The Joiner and Cabinet-Maker's Darling; containing Sixty different designs for all sorts of frets, frizes & c. 3s sewed. 29. The Carpenter's Companion; containing Thirty-three Designs for all sorts of Chinese Railing and Gates. Octavo 2s sewed. 30. The Carpenter's Complete Guide to the whole system of Gothic Railing: containing Thirty-two new Designs, with Scales to each. Octavo, 2s sewed. 31. The Carpenter and Joiner's Vade Mecum, by Robert Clavering and Company. 2s sewed. 32. A Geometrical View of the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture, adjusted by aliquot Parts; whereby the meanest Capacity, by Inspection, may delineate and work an entire Order, or any part, of any Magnitude required. On a large Sheet, 1s. 33. Elevation of the new Bridge at Black Friars, with Plan of the Foundation and Superstructure, by R. Baldwin, 12 inches by 48 inches 5s. 34. Plans Elevations and Sections, of the Machines and Centering, used in erecting Black-Friar's Bridge; drawn and engraved by R. Baldwin, Clerk of the Work; on Seven Large Plates, with Explanations in French and English. Price 10s 6d or with the Elevation 15s. 35. Elevation of the Stone Bridge built over the Severn, at Shrewbury, with Plan of the Foundation and Superstructure, elegantly engraved by Rooker. Price 1s 6d. 36. Plans Elevations and Section of the Gaol, Bridewell, and Sheriff's Ward, lately built at Bodmin, in the County of Cornwall, by John Call, Esq. ; upon the plan recommended by John Howard, Esq. On a Large Sheet Price 2s 6d. 37. London and Westminster improved. Illustrated by Plans. To which is prefixed, a Discourse on Public Magnificence; with Observations on the State of Arts and Artists in this Kingdom, wherein the Study of the Polite Arts is recommended as necessary to a liberal Education: Concluded by some proposals relative to Places not laid down in the Plans. By John Gwynn, Architect. Price 5s in Boards. 38. Plans, Elevations, and Sections presented to the Corporation of Bath, for the Improvement of the Baths in that City: intending to make the whole one grand uniform, elegant and convenient structure of the Ionic Order. By the late R. Dingley, Esq. Engraved on Nine Folio Plates, by Rooker &c. Price 6s sewed. 39. Encaustic, or Count Caylus's Method of Painting in the Manner of the Ancients. By J. H. Muntz. Octavo, 5s bound. 40. The Young Draftsman's Guide to the true Outlines of the Human Figure: or a Great Variety of Easy Examples of the Human Body; calculated to encourage Young Beginners, and thereby lead to the Habit of Drawing with Accuracy and Facility on true Principles. By an Eminent Artist, deceased. Engraved on Eighteen Copper Plates. Folio. Price 5s sewed. The following Books, in the Present Taste of Ornament, are useful to all Carvers, Stucco Workers, &c. 41. The Principles of Drawing Ornaments made easy, by proper Examples of Leaves for Moulding, Capitals, Scrolls, Husks, Foliage &c. Engraved in Imitation of Drawings, on Sixteen Plates. With Instructions for learning without a Master. Particularly useful to Carvers, Cabinet-Makers, Stucco-Workers, Painters, Smiths, and every one concerned in ornamental Decorations. By an Artist. Quarto 6s sewed. 42. Ornamental Iron Work: Or Designs in the present Taste, for Fan-Lights, Stair-Case railing; Window Guard Irons, Lamp Irons, Palisades and Gates. With a Scheme for adjusting Designs with facility and accuracy to any slope. Engraved on 21 Plates. Quarto 6s sewed. 43. A new Book of Ornaments; By S. Alken On Six Plates 2s 6d sewed. 44. Twelve new Designs of Frames for Looking-Glasses, Pictures &c. By S.H. Carver 2s sewed. 45. A Book of Tablets, done to the full Size commonly used for Chimney-Pieces. Designed and Etched by J. Pether, on Six Plates, 3s 6d sewed. 46. Law's New Book of Ornaments. 2s sewed. 47. A Book of Vases, by T. Law 2s sewed 48. A Book of Vases bt P. Columbani 2s sewed. 49. A Book of Vases from the Antique, on Twelve Plates 2 s sewed. 50. Gerard's New Book of Foliage. 2s sewed. 51. A Small Book of Ornaments, on Six Leaves, by G. Edwards 1s sewed. 52. A new Book of Designs for Girandoles and Glass Frames. Drawn and Engraved by B. Pastorini, on Ten Plates. 4s sewed. 53. A Plan and Elevation of the King of Portugal's Palace at Mafra, on two large sheets. 6s 54. A north-west View of Greenwich Church 1s. 55. An elegant engraved View of Shoreditch Church, 2 feet 4 inches by 1 foot 8 inches. 3s 56. The Art of Practical Measuring by the Sliding Rule ; shewing how to measure Timber, Stone, Board, Glass, Painting & c also Gauging, &c by H. Coggeshall. A New Edition, by J. Ham 1s bound. 57. The Building Act of the 14th George III. With Plates, shewing the proper Thickness of Party Walls, External Walls, and Chimnies. A complete Index, List of Surveyors and their Residence, &c In a small Pocket Size 2s 6d sewed. N.B. The Notice and Certificate required by the above Act, may be had printed with blank Spaces for filling up. Price 2d each or 13 for 2s.
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