Ideas for Rustic Furniture proper for Garden Seats, Summer Houses, Hermitages, Cottages, &c.
London: I & J. Taylor, [circa 1795]. 8vo. Engraved throughout. Pictorial title and 24 etched plates, some with aquatint.
Contemporary marbled paper covered boards with vellum tips, rebacked to style, spine gilt with green morocco label
Rare 18th century furniture pattern book.
Often attributed to William Wrighte, the author of Grotesque Architecture, and the only one to feature exclusively rustic styles, depicting chairs, benches, tables, mirrors and chimneypieces. ESTC lists only 6 locations (BL, RIBA, National Trust, V & A; and MIT in America).
Berlin Kat. 3429; RIBA Early Printed Books 3932; ESTC T146494.