Edward Rooker

Born: 1724
Died: 1774
Biography
Engraver; actor.
 
Works of Art: 1
Books: 16
Archives: 0
Works associated with

Circus of Caracalla   
Circus of Caracalla
1776
Richard Wilson
  

Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On Civil Architecture, In Which The Principles of that Art are laid down, and Illustrated by a great Number of Plates, Accurately Designed, and Elegantly Engraved by the best Hands. By William Chambers, Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Florence, and Architect toTheir Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and Princess Dowager of Wales. - - London [1759]   
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[Musaeum Graecum Et Aegyptiacum, Or, Antiquities of Greece and Egypt, Illustrated by Prints, from Mr. Dalton's Drawings.]   - [London:] (1752.)   
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Swan, Abraham   The British Architect: Or, The Builders Treasury Of Staircases. Containing: I. An easier, more intelligible, and expeditious Method of drawing the Five Orders, than has hitherto been published, by a Scale of Twelve equal Parts, free from those troublesome Divisions call'd Aliquot Parts. Shewing also how to glue up their Columns and Capitals. II. Likewise Stair-Cases, (those most useful, ornamental, and necessary Parts of a Building, though never before sufficiently described in any Book, Ancient or Modern;) shewing their most convenient Situation, and the Form of their Ascending in the most grand Manner: With a great Variety of curious Ornaments, whereby any Gentleman may fix on what will suit him best, there being Examples of all Kinds; and necessary Directions for such Persons as are unacquainted with that Branch. III. Designs of Arches, Doors, and Windows. IV. A great Variety of New and Curious Chimney-Pieces, in the most elegant and modern Taste. V. Corbels, Shields, and other beautiful Decorations. VI. Several useful and necessary Rules of Carpentry; with the Manner of Truss'd Roofs, and the Nature of a splay'd circular Soffit, both in a straight and Circular Wall, never published before. Together with Raking Cornices, Groins, and Angle Brackets described. - The Whole being illustrated with upwards of One Hundred Designs and Examples, curiously engaved by the best Hands, on Sixty Folio Copper-Plates. By Abraham Swan, Architect. - London: [1765?]   
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Wilson, Richard, R.A.   [Twelve original views in Italy: drawn by Richard Wilson, etched by J. Farington, Rooker &c.] - [London: 1776.]   
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Chambers, Ephraim   Cyclopædia: Or, An Universal Dictionary Of Arts And Sciences. Containing An Explanation of the Terms, and an Account Of The Several Subjects, In The Liberal And Mechanical Arts, And The Sciences, Human and Divine. Intended as a Course of Ancient and Modern Learning. By E. Chambers, F.R.S. ... With The Supplement, And Modern Improvements, Incorporated in one Alphabet. By Abraham Rees, D.D. In Four Volumes. Volume The First. (Fifth.) - London [1786]   
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Smeaton, John   A Narrative Of The Building And A Description Of The Construction Of The Edystone Lighthouse With Stone: To Which Is Subjoined, An Appendix, giving some Account of the Lighthouse on the Spurn Point, Built Upon A Sand. By John Smeaton, Civil Engineer, F.R.S. - London: 1791.   
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Stuart, James   The · Antiquities · Of Athens · Measured · And · Delineated By · James · Stuart · F.R.S. And F.S.A. And · Nicholas · Revett · Painters · And · Architects. Volume · The · First · (-Third.) - London [1762 (1787) (1794)]   
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Paine, James   Plans, Elevations, Sections, And Other Ornaments Of The Mansion-House, Belonging to the Corporation Of Doncaster. By James Paine. - London: [1751]   
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Brettingham, Matthew, Senior   The Plans, Elevations and Sections, Of Holkham In Norfolk, The Seat of the late Earl of Leicester. To which are added. The Ceilings and Chimney-Pieces; And Also A Descriptive Account of the Statues, Pictures and Drawings; Not in the former Edition. By Matthew Brettingham, Architect. - London: [1773]   
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Adam, Robert   Ruins Of The Palace Of The Emperor Diocletian At Spalatro In Dalmatia By R. Adam F.R.S. F.S.A. Architect To The King And To The Queen - [1764]   
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An Essay On Design: Including Proposals for Erecting a Public Academy To be Supported by Voluntary Subscriptions (Till a Royal Foundation can be obtain'd) For Educating the British Youth In Drawing, And the several Arts depending thereon . [Epigraph from Horace]   - London [1749]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On The Decorative Part Of Civil Architecture. Illustrated By Fifty Original, and Three Additional Plates, Engraved by Old Rooker, Old Fourdrinier, Charles Grignion, and other eminent Hands. - By Sir William Chambers, K. P. S. Surveyor General of His Majesty's Works; Treasurer, and Member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London; also of those of Paris, and Florence. FRS. FAS. FSSS. - The Third Edition, considerably augmented. - London; [1791]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   A Treatise On Civil Architecture, In Which The Principles of that Art are laid down, And Illustrated by a great Number of Plates, Accurately Designed, and Elegantly Engraved by the best Hands. By William Chambers, Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts in Florence, of the Royal Academy of Architecture in Paris, and of the Society of Sciences in Stockholm, Architect to the King, the Queen, and Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales. The Second Edition. - London: [1768]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Perspective Views Of The Gardens And Buildings At Kew in Surry, The Seat of Her Royal Highness The Princess Dowager of Wales. By William Chambers, member Of the Imperial Academy of Arts at Florence, and of the Royal Academy of Architecture at Paris, Architect To the King, and to Her Royal Highness the Princess Dowager of Wales. - London [1763]   
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Chambers, William, R.A.   Designs of Chinese Buildings, Furniture, Dresses, Machines, and Utensils. Engraved by the Best Hands, From the Originals drawn in China By Mr. Chambers, Architect Member of the Imperial Academy of Arts at Florence. To which is annexed, A Description of their Temples, Houses, Gardens, &c. - London: [1757]   
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Gwynn, John, R.A.   London and Westminster Improved, Illustrated by Plans. To which is prefixed, A Discourse on Publick Magnificence; With Observations on the State of Arts and Artists in this Kingdom, wherein the study of the Polite Arts is recommended as necessary to a liberal Education: Concluded by Some Proposals relative to Places not laid down in the Plans. By John Gwynn. - London: [1766]   
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