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[New Designs for Chinese Temples, triumphal arches, garden seats, palings &c., on ... copper plates] 1 edition

[New Designs for Chinese Temples, triumphal arches, garden seats, pali ...
William Halfpenny

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[New Designs for Chinese Temples, triumphal arches, garden seats, palings &c., on ... copper plates]
[By William Halfpenny]. Part 1 (of 4-part work; parts 2-4 'by Will and John Halfpenny'); ESTC cites both a two and a four-part work, dated 1750/51 and 1750/52 respectively, both octavo.

Published 1750 by [R. Sayer] in [London] .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Title supplied by ESTC and DNB; imprint by B.L. and NUC; STC and DNB state William Halfpenny to be the alias of Michael Hoare who flourished in 1752; the engraver, 'Parr' may be Remi or Remigius of that name, copper engraver and architect, born in Rochester in 1723, and still living in 1750; Nathaniel Parr was also active in London from 1742 to 1751, but is not described as an architect; Benezit has note: 'Ses travaux sont difficiles à differencier de ceux de son parent Remigius, comme lui graveur à Londres'.

Plates 7, 9, 11, 12 and 14 are signed: 'Parr Sc.'.

ESTC253H5.

Other Titles
Of Rural Buildings in the Chinese Taste ...

The Physical Object

Pagination
8 p. 15 leaves of plates
Number of pages
15

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL21407435M

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