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CLAVERING, Robert (fl. 1779)
An essay on the construction and building of chimneys. Including an enquiry into the common causes of their smoking, and the most effectual remedies for removing so intolerable a nuisance: with a table to proportion chimneys to the size of the room. Illustrated with proper figures. By Robert Clavering, builder. The third edition, corrected.
London: printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, 1793.
[4], 107, [1] p., 1 fold. pl., [1] fold. letterpress table ; 23.0 cm. (8°)

First published in 1779; second edition 1788. ESTC t134538; BAL, Early printed books, no. 658; Harris and Savage, 135.

Copy Notes Bound (1) with a copy of Benjamin Franklin's Observations on smoky chimneys, 1793 (q.v.).

Binding Contemporary C19th grey boards backed in white paper, spine lettered in ink 'Clavering./ on/ Chimneys.'

Reference Number 1950


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