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The art of sound building, demonstrated in geometrical problems: shewing geometrical lines for all kinds of arches, niches, groins, and twisted rails, both regular and irregular With several other Draughts of Buildings and Staircases. All Curiously Engraven on Copper Plates. Wherein are laid down (suited to every Capacity) easy Practical Methods for Carpenters, Joiners, Masons, or Bricklayers, to work by. By William Halfpenny, Architect and Carpenter.

  • Halfpenny, William, -1755.
M.DCC.XXV. [1725]
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London : printed by Sam. Aris for the author, in Exeter-Change in the Strand; Benjamin Cole Engraver, in London-House-Yard, St. Paul's Church-Yard; Tho. Taylor Printseller, at the Golden Lion in Fleet-Street; Bowen Whitledge Bookseller, at the Red Bible in Ave-Mary-Lane; Tho. Bowles Printseller, next the Chapter-House in St. Paul's Church-Yard; Tho. Wright Mathematical Instrument-Maker, at the Orrery and Globe in Fleet-Street; John Senex, over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street; Francis Fayram, at the Royal Exchange in Cornhill; Tho. Worrall, over-against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet-Street; and John Walthoe at Richmond, M.DCC.XXV. [1725]

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[10],56,[2]p.,plates ; 20.

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ESTC T78315

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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