An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates . Second Edition; Improved and ... An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates . Second Edition; Improved and ... An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates . Second Edition; Improved and ... An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates . Second Edition; Improved and ...

An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and Fastening of Gates . Second Edition; Improved and enlarged . [Bound with:] Designs for Gates and Rails suitable to Parks, Pleasure Grounds, Balconys &c. also some Designs for Trellis Work on 27 plates

PARKER, Thomas N.; and C. MIDDLETON

Published by Printed by C. Whittingham . for Lackington, Allen and Co, London, 1805
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(9 x 5 1/4 inches). [Parker:] [8], 116pp. 6 engraved folding plates. [Middleton:] Engraved title, 26 engraved plates (numbered 2-27). 8pp. publisher's ads. Early calf backed marbled paper covered boards, vellum tips, flat spine divided into compartments by gilt rules, black morocco lettering piece in the second compartment Two scarce early 19th century English works on gates and railings for landscape design, bound together. While the first work approaches the subject from a practical standpoint (with much information on the engineering of effective latches), the second work is intended more for landscape design and follies. Published without text other than the engraved title, the second work includes ornate examples of gates and fences in iron, wood and other materials. In the rear of the second work are advertisements for J. Taylor's Architectural Library, including an announcement of the publication of the second edition of Humphry Repton's Observations (published 1805). Not in Berlin Kat. Bookseller Inventory # 28265

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Title: An Essay on the Construction, Hanging, and ...

Publisher: Printed by C. Whittingham . for Lackington, Allen and Co, London

Publication Date: 1805

Binding: 2 volumes in 1, 8vo

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