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An essay on the construction, hanging, and fastening of gates and wickets : with plates / by Thomas N. Parker, Esq. M.A.
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RB 694.61 PAR
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Boxed together with 1804 edition.
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1801
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London : Printed by J. Whiting, at the Cicero Press, Finsbury Place, for Lackington, Allen & Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square
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57 p., 4 leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
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Thomas Netherton Parker (1771-1848) was a philanthropist, who resided at Hatton Grange near Shifnal, Shropshire, at the time he wrote this book, moving in 1816 to Sweeney Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire. He cultivated interests that included engineering
and religion, poor relief and various aspects of agriculture which included providing sensible dwellings for agricultural labourers out of which his interest in gates and fences developed. He was commended for his design of a turnpike gate which was "a very near approach to perfection." This very detailed discussion of the best way to construct country gates, which was published in a second edition in 1804, became the standard work on the subject. [The Bookpress]
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