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The country builder"s assistant

Asher Benjamin

The country builder"s assistant

--containing-- a collection of new designs of carpentry and architecture; which will be particularly useful, to country workmen in general. : Illustrated with new and useful designs ... Correctly engraved on thirty copper plates with a printed explanation to each.

by Asher Benjamin

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Published by by Thomas Dickman. in Printed at Greenfield, (Massachusetts) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Designs and plans.,
  • Building -- Details -- Drawings.,
  • Carpentry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Asher Benjamin.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 31797.
    ContributionsBenjamin, Asher, 1773-1845.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[30] p., 30 leaves of plates (2 folded)
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15461586M


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