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The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director: Being a Large Collection of the Most Elegant and Useful Designs of Household Furniture, in the Most Fashionable Taste

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London: Printed for the Author, 1762


John Goddard, Newport, Rhode Island (1723-1785, cabinetmaker); Thomas Goddard (signature inside lower cover); Mr. Goffe, Newport cabinetmaker; Miss Goffe, Newport; Duncan A. Hazard, Newport, from whom purchased in 1929 by Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom given to MFA, March 1931.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik


Place of Publication

London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

ESTC (RLIN): T102007


Overall: 46.8 x 30.8 x 6.5 cm (18 7/16 x 12 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.) Platemark (Plate XIV): 22.5 x 35.2 cm (8 7/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

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Illustrated book with 199 engravings


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