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The practical builder or, Workman's general assistant 1 edition

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The practical builder or, Workman's general assistant
shewing the most approved and easy methods for drawing and working the whole or separate part of any building, as, the use of the tramel for groins, angle-brackets, niches, &c. : semi-circular arches on flewing jambs, the preparing and making their soffits : rules of carpentry : to find the length and backing of hips, strait or curved, trusses for roofs, domes, &c. : trussing of girders, sections of floors, &c. : the proportion of the five orders in their general and particular parts, gluing of columns, stair-cases with their ramp and twist rails, fixing the carriages, newels, &c. : frontispieces, chimney-pieces, ceilings, cornices, architraves, &c. in the newest taste : with plans and elevations of gentlemens and farm-houses, barns, &c
by William Pain, architect and joiner ; engraved on eighty-three plates

Published 1774 by Printed for I. Taylor at the Bible and Crown, in Holborn, near Chancery-Lane in London .
Written in English.

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First edition.

Taylor's notices, last leaf.

Binding: leather. Signature of Anthony Bearparke, dated 1810 at Preston.

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Workman's general assistant

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5, [11] p., LXXXIII leaves of plates :
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