The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book, in Three Parts [and Appendix]

1791–93
Illustrated by Thomas Sheraton (English, 1751–1806), Engraved by J. Cooke (English, 18th century)


Place of Publication: London, England

Dimensions

Overall (each vol.): 27 x 21.7 x 3.8 cm (10 5/8 x 8 9/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1971.330a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 98 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: T. Bensley, for the author, 1791-1793) Quarto, two vols.; [v. 1] 175 leaves, plus 27 plates (some folding); [v. 2] 82 leaves, plus 71 plates (some folding); contemporary half gilt-stamped brown calf, marbled paper boards (dark brown cloth slipcase).

Illustrations of architectural orders and details, perspective diagrams, furniture, and interiors


London: T. Bensley, for the author, 1791-1793

Inscription

Vol. 1 flysheet and page facing engraved frontispiece signed in pen and brown ink by Thomas Seymour

Provenance

Thomas Seymour (1771-1848, American furniture maker--pen inscriptions); Henry M. Francis, Lunenburg, Mass. (graphite inscr.); Henry Badstiibner; to MFA 1971 from William N. Banks Foundation

Credit Line

The William N. Banks Foundation