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gentleman & cabinet-maker"s director

Thomas Chippendale

gentleman & cabinet-maker"s director

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Published by Dover publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chippendale furniture.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the third edition, London: the author, 1762.

    Other titlesThe gentleman and cabinet-maker"s director.
    StatementThomas Chippendale ; with a biographical sketch and photographic supplement of Chippendale type furniture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16388866M
    ISBN 100486216012

    Art lovers and other readers will also find it a delightful browsing book. The cover is still attached to the book and it is still totally readable and useable. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, the most important and thorough catalogue of furniture designs that had ever been published in England, was enormously influential, spreading quickly throughout the Continent and the colonies and guiding the style and construction of furniture everywhere. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Art lovers and other readers will also find it a delightful browsing book. I will not scruple to attribute this to Malice, Ignorance, and Inability; and I am confident I can convince all Noblemen, Gentlemen, or others, who will honour me with their Commands, that every Design in the Book can be improved, both as to Beauty and Enrichment, in the Execution of it, by Their Most Obedient Servant, St.

    NEVER any extra package or handling charges in my auctions! Berlin Catalogue ; Millard, British In addition to the plates, this volume also includes a supplement of photographs of sixteenth-century Chippendale-style pieces, including some executed by Chippendale, complete captions to the photos, and a short biographical sketch of Chippendale by N. First edition.

    Rannie and his bookkeeper, Thomas Haig, probably cared for the finances of the business. Although Thomas Chippendale's famous pattern book, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, was first published in and reissued the following year, it was only with a greatly enlarged new edition in that it had a serious influence in America, particularly in Philadelphia. Contemporary reverse calf, covers elaborately paneled in blind, expertly rebacked to style retaining the original red morocco lettering piece. Bienenstock, editor of Furniture World. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, the most important and thorough catalogue of furniture designs that had ever been published in England, was enormously influential, spreading quickly throughout the Continent and the colonies and guiding the style and construction of furniture everywhere. The Director ushered in a new era in furniture design and forever changed the way furniture designs evolved and were disseminated.


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Gentleman & cabinet-makers director book

I did see a few minor rips on a few pages but I did not see any major damage to the book. Item location: Bath, Pennsylvania, United States. Thomas Chippendale —79 was the most famous and most skilled of England's master cabinet-makers.

Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director, the most important and thorough catalogue of furniture designs that had ever been published in England, was enormously influential, spreading quickly throughout the Continent and the colonies and guiding the style and construction of furniture everywhere.

InChippendale issued a catalogue of all his designs, a magnificent compilation of engraved plates representing the prevailing furniture styles, particularly the French Louis XXVGothic, and Chinese-manner pieces for which he was best known.

We provide this book because you could discover a lot more things to encourage your ability and expertise that will make you a lot better in your life. I am sensible, there are too many to be found in it ; for I frankly consess, that in executing many of the Drawings, my Pencil has but faintly copied out those Images that my Fancy suggested ; and had they not been published till I could have pronounced them perfect, perhaps they had never seen the Light.

It is soft file and simple to check out any place you are. His wife, Catherine, died during A second edition was formed the following year, and a third in Rothschild All rights reserved. Shipping and handling This item will ship to Germany, but the seller has not specified shipping options.

How far the following Sheets may remove a Complaint, which I am afraid is not altogether groundlefs, the judicious Reader will determine: I hope, however, the Novelty, as well as the Usefulness of the Performance, will make fome Atonement for its Faults and Imperfections.

Preliminaries with some browning to right margin. This volume is an unaltered and unabridged republication of the edition of The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director.

I have therefore prefixed to the following Designs a short Explanation of the Five Orders. The Gentleman and the Cabinet-Maker s Director. Marbled endpapers. My handling time for all transactions is one full business day, excluding weekends.

Enjoy your brand-new routine. The third edition began to appear in installments inand was completed in Bookseller Inventory NEVER any extra package or handling charges in my auctions! Art lovers and other readers will also find it a delightful browsing book.

Instructional works on musical instruments, catalogs of art objects, comic operas, and more are also included. The pages themselves are in excellent shape and holding together well. The articles of furniture depicted are extremely varied: chairs, sofas, canopy and dome beds, window cornices, breakfast tables, shaving tables, commodes, chamber organs, cabinets, candle stands, cisterns, chimney pieces, picture frames, frets, and other decorations.

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First edition. Title printed in red and black.Jan 02,  · The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director is an indispensable guide for antiquarians, furniture dealers, and collectors, and a treasury of ideas for today's designers.

Art lovers and other readers will also find it a delightful browsing book. show more/5(15). The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director. Being a Large Collection of the Most Elegant and Useful Designs of Houshold Furniture the Whole Compre | The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a. Perhaps the most eminent among the host of cabinet-makers active at this time was Thomas Chippendale, who published his book of influential designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director, in This publication proved highly successful and.

Chippendale “The Gentleman and Cabinet Makers Director” ‘Book’ About This is quite probably the best and most famous furniture pattern book, it was produced by Thomas Chippendale in Brand: 1stdibs.

The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Thomas Chippendale (–79) was the most The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker.

(–79) was the most famous and most skilled of England's master cabinet-makers. So synonymous with excellence in design and craftsmanship was he /5.

Dec 04,  · The gentleman and cabinet-maker's director: being a large collection of designs of household furniture in the Gothic, Chinese and modern taste : to which is prefixed, a short explanation of the five orders of architecture and rules of perspective, with proper directions for executing the most difficult pieces, the mouldings being exhibited at large, and the dimensions of each design Pages: