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The cabinet-maker and upholsterer"s guide

A. Hepplewhite and Co.

The cabinet-maker and upholsterer"s guide

or, repository of designs for every article of household furniture, in the newest and most approved taste: ... The whole exhibiting near three hundred different designs, engraved on one hundred and twenty-eight plates: from drawings by A. Hepplewhite and Co. Cabinet-Makers.

by A. Hepplewhite and Co.

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Published by published by I. and J. Taylor in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[6],24p.,plates
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20635046M

The plates including one double-page plate in the present copy are in beautiful condition with only a few minor closed tears and repairs to the final folding plate. According to other sources the third edition of the original book came out inafter the first and second editions of and Some established sources list no birth information; however a "George Hepplewhite" was born in [1] in Ryton[1] County Durham, England. Folio Book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages. This may vary, depending on the edition and the printing.

The Toolemera Press publishes reprints chosen from the shelves of our personal library. London: I. According to some sources, he served his apprenticeship with Gillows in Lancaster[2] but the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is sceptical about this. Receive Electronic Catalogues. The Complete Cabinet Maker And Upholsterer's Guide served as a primary reference book for use in the daily operations of a workshop.

This book was reprinted several times over the centuries. Text near-fine, beautifully bound. While much older, wood engravings enjoyed an important renaissance in the late eighteenth century through Thomas Bewick and continued in popularity thorugh the nineteenth century. Many cabinetmakers and furniture designers still use it as a ready reference for making period furniture or designs inspired by the late 18th century era.


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The cabinet-maker and upholsterers guide book

As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. There are some characteristics that hint at a Hepplewhite design, such as shorter more curved chair arms, straight legs, shield-shape chair backs, all without carving.

Verso The back or reverse side of a leaf or page. In Hepplewhite's widow, Alice, issued a catalog of his designs, a magnificent folio of George Hepplewhite d. Antiques Nonfiction George Hepplewhite d. Chairs with straight tapered legs have shield- heart- and oval-shaped backs, incorporating urns, festoons, cornhusk chains, and other typical Neoclassical motifs.

See Goldsmith According to some sources, he served his apprenticeship with Gillows in Lancaster[2] but the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is sceptical about this. A very handsome copy of a most rare and influential first edition.

The Cabinet

Wormhole Tiny pinhole-sized trails left by bookworms as they eat through a text block. Chairs with straight tapered legs have shield- heart- and oval-shaped backs, incorporating urns, festoons, cornhusk chains, and other typical Neoclassical motifs.

We do ask that if you are not satisfied with the item, you contact us by phone as quickly as possible and return the item within ten days. In continuous publication from the first London edition of through to the final Henry Carey Baird, Philadelphia edition ofthis, the edition, is the only one to have all sixteen plates, which include eleven hand colored plates of period furniture.

Today, the first edition is remarkably rare. Typically early printed books and especially manuscripts. Boards Hard front and rear covers of a bound book which are covered in cloth, leather or paper. Lithograph Illustration produced by transferring an image drawn on a carefully prepared stone to paper.

Plate Full-page illustration printed separately from but bound with the text. Extremely rare first edition, complete with plates, of one of the most important works in furniture design.

Condition: Contemporary sheep rebacked, portions of original spine laid-down, red leather spine label. Very good Edition: First edition Add to Cart Buy Now The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide : being a complete drawing book in which will be comprised treatises on geometry and perspective Much more common in older books printed on handmade papers with a high rag content than in books printed on manufactured papers made from wood pulp with a higher acidic content.

First published in and in numerous subsequent editions on both sides of the Atlantic, this is one of the most useful and popular furniture-making guides of the era. Get familiar with the techniques by indication books on woodwork and storage locker devising before jumping cognition According to other sources the third edition of the original book came out inafter the first and second editions of and The plates are all monochrome, as in the original.

Reback To supply a worn binding with a new spine, usually made of the same material as the rest of the binding and decorated to match. Some established sources list no birth information; however a "George Hepplewhite" was born in [1] in Ryton[1] County Durham, England. Depending on demand, any number of printings can be made from a setting of type For example, a first printing might consist of copies, followed by a second printing of copies; in which case the book would have a first edition, first printing of copies, and a first edition, second printing of copies.

We ship worldwide and all packages will be sent via UPS or Federal Express unless another carrier is requested. The articles of furniture depicted are extremely varied: chairs, stools, sofas, sideboards, beds, pedestals, cellarets, desks, bookcases, tables, chests of drawers, dressing glasses, wardrobes, brackets, fire-screens, and many other items.

We have exerted our utmost endeavours to produce a work which shall be usefull to the mechanic, and serviceable to the gentleman.

Remaining half-titles are therefore of interest to collectors. London: I.

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Later American edition of this popular 19th-century guide to cabinet-making, with five explanatory plates showing the rudiments of drawing in making furniture.Aug 11,  · The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's guide: being a complete drawing book, in which will be comprised treatises on geometry and perspective as applicable to the above branches of mechanics illustrated by numerous engravings to which is added, a complete series of new and original designs for household furniture, and interior decoration beautifully and correctly coloured Pages: Aug 25,  · The cabinet-maker and upholsterer's drawing-book.

With a new introd. by Joseph Aronson. [Thomas Sheraton] on atlasbowling.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. ABOUT THIS EDITION -- The Dover Publications reprint is fully illustrated: 98 full-page plates. This is a facsimile reprint with a new introduction by Joseph Aronson.

pp5/5(1). INTRODUCTION. ix bemetwithinever}'-one'spractice^butwhich arenotthelessessentialtobeknownbyevery workman. Tomakeourworkuseful,andeasyofrefer- ence. The Cabinet-Maker And Upholsterer's Drawing-Book: In Three Parts, Volume 1 Thomas Sheraton No preview available - CABINET-MAKER & UPHOLSTERERS D Thomas Sheraton No preview available - The Cabinet-Maker And Upholsterer's Drawing-Book: In Three Parts, Volume 2.

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