The builder's pocket-treasure; or, Palladio delineated and explained, in such a manner as to render that most excellent author plain and intelligible to the meanest capacity

Publication Date1789
Remainderin which not only the theory, but the practical part of architecture has been carefully attended to. Illustrated with new and useful designs of frontispieces, chimney-pieces, &c. with their bases, capitals, and entablatures, at large for practice; architrave frontispieces, cornices, and mouldings for the inside of rooms, &c. the construction of stairs, with their ramp and twist rails; framing of floors, roofs, and partitions; with the method of finding the lengths and backing of hips streight or curvi-linear; the tracing of groins, angle-brackets, splay'd or circular soffits; with plans and elevations of a dwelling house, hot-house, garden temple, seat and bridge; and a table of scantlings for cutting timber for building. The whole neatly and correctly engraved on forty-four copper plates, with printed explanations to face each plate. By William Pain. Engraved by Isaac Taylor. A new edition, with an appendix of eleven copper plates, with explanations
Extentiv, [1], 1, 3-4, 6-7, 10-11, 14-15, 21-22, 25-26, 32-35, 47-48, 52-53, 56-57, 61-63, [1], [69]-70, 73-76, 78-79, 81-82, 85-[86], 89-90 p., 55 plates (27 fold.)
Publisherprinted for W. Owen, at Homer's Head, in Fleet-Street



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