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image of A collection of ornamental designs, applicable to furniture, frames & the decoration of rooms in the style of Louis 14th - on 24 plates, chiefly after Thos. Chippendale.

A collection of ornamental designs, applicable to furniture, frames & the decoration of rooms in the style of Louis 14th - on 24 plates, chiefly after Thos. Chippendale.

by Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779); Matthias Lock (1710-1765).

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Published
1830
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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English Rococo furniture models [London, John Weale, ca. 1830]. Folio (33x26 cm.). 24 leaves with 24 numbered engraved plates. Green morocco with gilt title on spine. Large model book for carpenters giving designs for highly rococo tables, mirrors, chimney-pieces, and cartouches. The designs were made by the two leading artists in mid-18th century wood carving and design: Thomas Chippendale and Matthias Lock. This… Read more
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Picturesque views by Calvert.

by Frederick Calvert (Cork 1793-1852).

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Published
1823
Edition
FIRST EDITION
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Calvert's rarest print album London, Hodgson & Co, 1823. Oblong 4° (24 x 16,5 cm.). With 24 soft ground etched plates and title. Original publisher's half morocco with printed front cover. With original tissue guards. Very rare plate album by Irish landscape painter Frederick Calvert, complete with 24 "picturesque views" and in the original binding. Calvert moved to England in 1815 and, besides… Read more
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