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CRUCKSHANKS, I. (fl. 1800 )
By the King's patent. Eldorado-metal, and wrought-iron sashes, sky-lights, fan-lights, bookcase, and other fancy doors, for show-glass cases, &c. &c. Also, all sorts of plain and ornamented iron railings, for grand staircases, balconies, gates, palisades, lamp irons, &c. At the Metal Sash Manufactory, Gerrard Street, Soho, London.
London: S. Low, printer, [ca. 1800].
[2] p., [27] pl. ; 25.1 cm. (4°)

The author's name appears in an engraved advertisement label pasted on the upper cover. There are several plates watermarked 1795, 1796, 1799. The plates, engraved by Barak Longmate junior (1768--1836), contain 81 numbered designs of metalwork.

Copy Notes Copy 2: Imperfect; wanting the title-page. With all but two of the plates cut in half to form 52 oblong octavo leaves, 13.1 x 21.4 cm. Front pastedown with pencil sketch.

Binding Copy 1: Contemporary early C19th full grey paper boards, the upper cover with engraved label.
Copy 2: Contemporary early C19th blue paper wrappers, the upper cover with engraved label.

Reference Number 2019


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