Fireplaces 1739

$75.00

Batty Langley.  [Four fireplaces; one by Inigo Jones.]  Plate 66.  From The Builder’s Chest Book, or a Compleat Key to the Five Orders of Columns in Architecture.  London: S. Harding, 1739.  Engraving by Thomas Langley.  7 3/8 x 9 1/8.  Very good condition.

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Description

An original antique architectural engraving from a practical manual of nearly 200 plates for builders and workmen.  The handsome engravings illustrate doors, windows niches, chimney pieces, pulpits, altar pieces, monuments, obelisks, ceilings, iron works, decorative floors, tables, buffets, book cases, plans for roofs, etc.  Fine, clear and classical, these engravings are delightful and informative to the artist, architect, designer and student as well as the amateur of ornament.