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Sheraton, Thomas. The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book. In Three Parts. Including the: Appendix to the Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book. Containing a Variety of Original Designs for Household Furniture, in the Newest and Most Elegant Style… London, Printed for the Author by T. Bensley, 1793 / 1794 / 1793. 25 x 20 cm. Title Page (1793), xix (Content, Plates, TOC), ‘Frontispiece Explained’, Title Page (1794), 446 pages, ‘Errata’, Title Page (Appendix, 1793), 52 pages. With 61 (of 65) Plates (some folding) in main Book and 26 (of 32) Plates (some folding) in Appendix. See comments below for more information. Later quarter calf with green label on spine. Decorated paper covered boards. See images. No frontispiece. Plates as described above. Text block trimmed. Age darkened and browned / foxed in places. Shelf wear. Some plates edge worn and some cuts. Minor paper losses. One page (page 51 of the Appendix) has been used by a child for writing exercises. The last two pages (53-54) are missing from the appendix. Despite the losses this remains a very interesting book with many fascinating Illustrations.
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