Halfpenny: Rural architecture in the Chinese taste

[William Halfpenny/John Halfpenny:] Rural architecture in the Chinese taste, being designs entirely new for the decoration of gardens, parks, forrests, insides of houses, &c. on sixty copper plates with full instructions for workmen also a near estimate of the charge and hints where proper to be erected the whole invented & drawn by Willm. &Inn. halfpenny, architects. The 3d. edition. With the addition of 4 plates in quarto of roofs for Chinese & Indian temples, the manner of fixing their ornaments, covering and carrying off the water, their cornices with the several members adjusted to regular proportion. [4 parts in 1 volume] (3rd ed. London : printed for Rob.t Sayer…, [1755])

See also Halpenny’s The country gentleman’s pocket companion, and builder’s assistant, for rural decorative architecture (1753)



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