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The country builder"s assistant

Asher Benjamin

The country builder"s assistant

fully explaining, the best methods for striking regular and quirked mouldings ... : Correctly engraved on thirty-seven copperplates with a printed explanation to each.

by Asher Benjamin

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Published by Printed by Spotswood and Etheridge, for the author, sold by him, and by Alexander Thomas, Worcester in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Designs and plans,
  • Building -- Details -- Drawings,
  • Carpentry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Asher Benjamin. ; Published according to act of Congress
    GenreDesigns and plans
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 33399
    ContributionsBenjamin, Asher, 1773-1845, ill
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[36] p., 37 leaves of plates (2 folded)
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15511837M


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