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

Illustrated by Thomas Sheraton (English, 1751–1806), Engraved by J. Cooke (English, 18th century), Engraved by Hawkins (English, 18th century), Engraved by James Newton (English, 1748–about 1804), Engraved by Inigo Barlow (English, active late 18th century), Engraved by Garnet Terry (English, 18th century), Engraved by George Walker (English, died in 1795), Engraved by James Caldwall (English, 1739–1819), Engraved by J. Thornthwaite (English, born about 1740), Engraved by Towes (English, 18th century), Barrett, Printer Thomas Bensley (English, about 1760–1835)

Place of Publication: London, England


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

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 98 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


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


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