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Large hardback, 13.5 x 10 inches. Quarter bound brown morocco leather binding with black pebbled cloth boards, gilt lettering and black banding to spine. Plain endpapers and speckled page edges. In very good condition. Cover a little worn; spine rubbed, small chips to ends, corners bumped with small nicks to cloth, a couple of nicks to cloth at board edges, some rubbing and handling marks to boards. Some darkening to endpapers. Some minor light foxing spots to pages, Else a clean and tight copy. 254pp. With many wood engravings in text and 100 full-page plates. Comprehensive guide to carpentry and joinery with chapters on mathematics and geometry. Many diagrams and examples.
Title: The Carpenter and Joiner’s Assistant. Being a comprehensive treatise on the Selection, Preparation, and Strength of Materials, and the Mechanical Principles of Framing, with their Application in Carpentry, Joinery, and Hand-Railing; Also a Complete Treatise on Lines: and an illustrated Glossary of Terms used in Architecture and Building. Illustrated by an Extensive Series of Plates and many Hundred Engravings on Wood.
Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie and Son. ca1869:
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Seller ID: 82126
Keywords: CRAFTS JAMES NEWLANDS, Carpenter, Joiner, Assistant, comprehensive treatise, Selection, Preparation, Strength, Materials, Mechanical Principles, Framing, Hand-Railing, Practical Geometry, Geometrical Lines, Drawing, Projection, Perspective, Glossary, Terms, Architecture, Building, Plates, Engravings, mathematics, geometry, Many diagrams, examples,