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Author Wood, John, -1782.
Title A series of plans for cottages or habitations of the labourer, either in husbandry or the mechanic arts, adapted as well to towns as to the country : Engraved on thirty plates : to which is added, an introduction, containing many useful observations on this class of building ; tending to the comfort of the poor and advantage of the builder : with calculations of expences / by the late Mr. J. Wood, of Bath, Architect.
Publication Info. London : Printed for I. and J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, MDCCXCII [1792]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Folio  Z-Fo W87568 S3    IN LIBRARY
Edition A new edition.
Description 38 pages, XXVIII, 2 leaves of plates: illustrations : plans, sections, elevations [etchings] ; 42 cm
Note Final 2 plates are numbered "Miscellaneous plate 1" and "Miscellaneous plate 2," these are not described in the text.
"Price Fifteen Shillings" --Title page.
Plates signed "P. Begbie Sculpt," and "Engraved at the expence of John Wood, Architect, after his own original designs and published by him Jan. 1st 1781."
Signatures: [A]1 (=L2?) B-K² L² (-L2).
Indexed In: ESTC T126224
Local Note NYSL copy: First listed in the Library's 1813 catalog, page 167, then in the Library's 1838 catalog page 243.
NYSL copy: Binding: Three-quarter leather, marbled paper covered boards; these appear to be the original coverings.
Subject Cottages -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans.
Housing -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Labor housing -- England -- 18th century.
Prices (Provenance) -- England -- 18th century.
Etchings (Prints) -- England -- 18th century.
Added Author Begbie, P., etcher.
Wood, John, -1782, illustrator.
I. and J. Taylor's Architectural Library (London, England), bookseller.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838.