Profusely illustrated with frontispiece engraving and 61 copper-engraved plates including a plan for furnishing and decorating an entire room. Bound together in this edition is the Appendix, containing an additional 40 copper-engraved plates, and An Accompaniment, containing an additional 14 copper-engraved plates. A list of subscribers follows.
These plates, many of them folding, show furniture designs, Greek columns, studies of perspective, and detailed drawings for embellishments to furniture and rooms. The Cabinet-maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book was issued in 49 separate parts between 1791 and 1794.
His designs were intended "to exhibit the present taste of furniture" and at the same time to give the workman some assistance. They represent an advance upon the neoclassic designs of Robert Adam and George Hepplewhite in the direction of even greater elegance and refinement.
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