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CHABANNES, Jean Frédéric de, marquis de Curton (1762--1836)
On conducting air by forced ventilation, and regulating the temperature in dwellings, with a description of the application of the principles as established in Covent Garden-Theatre, and Lloyd's Subscription Rooms, and a short account of different patent apparatus for warming and cooling air and liquids. The whole illustrated with copper-plate engravings. By the Marquis de Chabannes.
[London]:, to be had at the Patent Calorifere Fumivore Manufactory and Foundry, 121, Drury-Lane, and of all booksellers in town and country,, 1818.
[2], ii, 76, [46] p., 19 pl. : [2] wdcut illus. ; 21.0 cm. (8°)

An Appendix was published later in [1819], q.v. The main text is followed by 22 leaves of descriptions to accompany the plates, and a final leaf of errata. Printer statement from the t.-p. verso: Printed by Schulze and Dean.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Purchased from Priestley and Weale's Catalogue of books on architecture, 1831 (q.v.), item 118, '7s6d', described as 'neat in calf'. With printed bookseller's label of Priestley & Weale, High Street, Bloomsbury on front paste-down endpaper. Plate 2 is tipped onto the second page of the 'Description Of Plate II'.
Copy 2: 20.6 cm. With the contents leaves (ii, [2] pp.) bound after the 'Preface' (xi, [1] pp.). Bound (2) in a collection of 4 pamphlets on building subjects.

Binding Copy 1: C19th tree sheep, gilt-ruled spine, red morocco spine-label.
Copy 2: C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, green spine-label gilt-lettered 'Bricklayer's Guide Chabannes On Ventilation &c &c'. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 19 June 1830. (Spiers Box. Binding 51). Later numbered '86' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1871

Additional Names Hutchinson, Edwin; Priestley and Weale; Covent Garden Theatre; Lloyd's Subscription Rooms; Patent Calorifere Fumivore Manufactory and Foundry

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