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Designs for chimney-pieces, with mouldings & bases at large; on 24 plates.
London: printed for I. & J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, [c. 1790?].
24 engr. pl. ; 27.2 x 34.4 cm. (obl. 4°)

Plate [1] is unnumbered and bears the title as above engraved within a chimney-piece design; it is protected by a tissue guard. The plates are unsigned. The work is advertised in an undated Taylor catalogue of c. 1790 but does not appear in equivalent lists of about 1788 or 1789. BAL, Early printed books, no. 865.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Inscribed in ink on upper board John Soane / 1794.
Copy 2: 27.2 x 34.5 cm. Some plates defaced in pencil, in a childish hand.

Binding Copy 1: Original C18th blue paper boards, later white paper spine with label inscribed in ink 'Chimney-Pieces / I. & J. Taylor'.
Copy 2: Original C18th blue paper boards, later white paper spine inscribed in ink 'Chimney-Pieces / I. & J. Taylor'.

Reference Number 1892


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