24 September 2015
SHERATON, Thomas (1751-1806). The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book. In Four Parts. London: T. Bensley for W. Baynes and others, 1802.
4° (250 x 198 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 121 (of 122) engraved plates, many folding. (A few plates trimmed close touching imprint, a few plates with repaired tears sometimes crossing image, title-page trimmed short, some browning or staining.) Later paneled calf gilt, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, brown morocco gilt lettering-piece in one, gilt ornament in the rest, gilt dentelles, edges gilt (some light wear, joints starting, hinges reinforced).
Third edition, including geometric diagrams and perspective drawings in addition to furniture and room views.
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