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CRUNDEN (John). Convenient and Ornamental Architecture, Consisting of original designs, for plans, elevations, and sections: beginning with the farm house, and regularly ascending to the most grand and magnificent villa, calculated for both town and country, and to suit all persons in every situation of life. Engraved on 70 copper-plates, with reference and explanation of the use of every room, and the dimensions accurately figured on the plans, with exact scales for measurements.1805

Printed for J. Taylor. 4to, vi,26 + 8pp., publishers catalogue, 56 copper-engraved plates numbered 1-70, 12 folding or double-page, several plates having 2 numbers to each, faint water-stain to lower inner corner of most plates, library label on front paste-down, orig. boards,upper cover detached, uncut. One of the most popular pattern books of the second half of the eighteenth-century and early nineteenth, first published in 1767 with the last edition being issued in 1815. Harris, 165; Archer, 49.8.

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