Pain, William (1730?-1790?) / The practical house carpenter, or, Youth's instructor containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture; the five orders laid down by an entire new scale.
[Title page] The Practical House Carpenter; or The Youth's Instructor
The Practical House Carpenter; or the Youth's Instructor. Containing a great variety of useful designs in carpentry and architecture; the five orders laid down by an entire new scale; with frontispieces, stair-cases, and mouldings at large, for practice, with their proper Embellishments; plans, elevations, and sections for town and country houses; hot houses, green houses, coach houses, and stables; a design for a church, plan, elevation, and section, two ways, with an altar piece and pulpit. Two designs for gateways and lodges, designs for chimney-pieces, vases, shop-fronts, a finished section of a dining-room and library, with several other embellishments, ceilings, &c. to which is added, a list of prices for materials and labour and labour only. The whole printed on one hundred and forty-six quarto copper plates. With explanations to face each plate. By William Pain, author of The Golden Rule and British Palladio. The fourth edition, with large additions. London: printed for the author, no. 12, Fisher Street, Red Lion Square, Holborn. M. DCC. XCII. [Price in sheets or bound] N.B. This work is approved by upwards of four hundred subscribers.
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