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3117B Boston
July 20, 2018 12:00 PMCalender
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Gerbier, Balthazar (1592?-1667) Counsel and Advise to all Builders; for the Choice of their Surveyours, Clarks of their Works, Bricklay

$3,075$2,500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3117B Location: Boston Date / Time: July 20, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Gerbier, Balthazar (1592?-1667) Counsel and Advise to all Builders; for the Choice of their Surveyours, Clarks of their Works, Bricklayers, Masons, Carpenters, and other Work-men therein Concerned. London: Printed by Thomas Mabb, dwelling on St. Pauls-Wharff neer the Thames, 1663. First edition, octavo, pages slightly rippled, bound in full modern calf, neatly ruled in gilt, 5 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.

"An exact Architect must have the Art of Drawing and Perspective; ought to know what appertains to each Inhabitants Conveniency: Since there is a vast difference between the House of Prayer, and a Prince's Palace, and meaner Habitations, nor is a Laboratorium for a Chymist fit either for Baking or Brewing."

a1, b7 (without leaf marked b3), a2-8, c-g8 (thirty-nine dedicatory epistles, one contents leaf), B-H8.
http://estc.bl.uk/R16624
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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