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The temple builder's most useful companion, being fifty entire new original designs for pleasure and recreation :
consisting of plans, elevations, and sections, in the Greek, Roman, and Gothic taste : calculated for the ornamenting of parks, forests, woods, gardens, canals, eminences, extensive views, mounts, vistos, islands, &c. : together with a full explanation, in letter press, to each design, and exact scales for measurement /
by Thomas Collins Overton.



Main Author: Overton, Thomas Collins.
Related Names: Taylor, Isaac 1730-1807., Pranker, Robert. , Overton, Thomas Collins.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for I. Taylor, in Holborn, near Chancery Lane, MDCCLXXIV [1774]
Subjects: Pavilions > Pavilions / Designs and plans > Pavilions / Designs and plans / Early works to 1800.
Follies (Architecture) > Follies (Architecture) / Designs and plans > Follies (Architecture) / Designs and plans / Early works to 1800.
Garden structures > Garden structures / Designs and plans > Garden structures / Designs and plans / Early works to 1800.
Etchings > Etchings / England > Etchings / England / 18th century.
Exterior elevations > Exterior elevations / England > Exterior elevations / England / 18th century.
Plans (drawings) > Plans (drawings) / England > Plans (drawings) / England / 18th century.
Note: Publisher's announcement on t.p. verso.
Last p. blank.
Signatures: A-B⁴.
Plates etched by Robert Pranker after Overton.
First published in 1766 as: Original designs of temples and other ornamental buildings for parks and gardens, in the Greek, Roman, and Gothic taste.
Physical Description: 15, [1] p., 50 leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill., plans ; 26 cm (8vo in 4s)
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