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Langley (Batty) The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs, S.Harding, 1741.

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Langley (Batty) The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs, S.Harding, 1741.
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L[angley] (B[atty]) The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs, ?first edition, ?second issue, 200 engraved plates, title with contemporary ink inscription "Rev.Saml. Almaty 1766" at head and slightly frayed at edges, text browned, slight water-staining to upper edge and worming to outer and lower margins (mostly single hole but worse towards end and just touching edge of final plate), modern sprinkled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, spine slightly faded, [Not in Harris but cf.449 & 450 and Berlin Kat. 2276], 4to, by S.Harding, 1741.

⁂ Popular pattern book including designs for doors, windows, chimneypieces, pavements, church fittings, obelisks, pedestals, bookcases, ceilings and ironworks. This 1741 edition is not listed by Harris; it contains the 186 plates of the first edition of 1740 published by Thomas Langley (with plate 186 misnumbered) and the 14 additional plates of roofs of Harding's second edition of 1745 but with pagination of the second edition and date 1741.
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Langley (Batty) The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs, S.Harding, 1741.

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L[angley] (B[atty]) The City and Country Builder's and Workman's Treasury of Designs, ?first edition, ?second issue, 200 engraved plates, title with contemporary ink inscription "Rev.Saml. Almaty 1766" at head and slightly frayed at edges, text browned, slight water-staining to upper edge and worming to outer and lower margins (mostly single hole but worse towards end and just touching edge of final plate), modern sprinkled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, spine slightly faded, [Not in Harris but cf.449 & 450 and Berlin Kat. 2276], 4to, by S.Harding, 1741.

⁂ Popular pattern book including designs for doors, windows, chimneypieces, pavements, church fittings, obelisks, pedestals, bookcases, ceilings and ironworks. This 1741 edition is not listed by Harris; it contains the 186 plates of the first edition of 1740 published by Thomas Langley (with plate 186 misnumbered) and the 14 additional plates of roofs of Harding's second edition of 1745 but with pagination of the second edition and date 1741.
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