The Chimney-Piece-Maker's Daily Assistant, or, A Treasury of New Designs for Chimney-Pieces
Engraved by Robert Pranker (English, 18th century), After Isaac Taylor I (English, 1730–1807), After Thomas Milton (English, 1743?–1827), After John Crunden (English, 1745–1835), After Placido Columbani (Italian, worked in England, 18th century), After Thomas Collins Overton (English, 18th century), Publisher Henry Webley (English, 18th century)
Place of Publication: London, England
ESTC (RLIN): T090198
Overall: 23.7 x 15.8 x 2 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/4 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 55 engravings
Not On View
(London: Henry Webley, 1766) Quarto; 56 leaves; modern blind-stamped dark brown morocco.
Frontispiece of home interior with chimney-piece; illustrations of designs for chimney-pieces (fireplaces, mantels)
London: Henry Webley, 1766
"Jno. Hale April 20th 1766" (pen inscription on pl. 1); Theodor Ackermann, Munich, from whom purchased by MFA, March 14, 1973.
Charles Amos Cummings Fund