1825 An Improved and Enlarged Edition of Nicholson's New Carpenter's Guide, Being a Complete Book of Lines, for Carpenters, Joiners, and Workmen in General, on Methods Entirely New, Founded on Geometrical Principles; Explained, in Theory and Practice, by Numerous Engravings, Wherein the Utility of Every Line is Fully Explained
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Rebound
A scarce new edition. Improved and enlarged. Rebound in half calf with gilt detail to the spine. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, and 108 plates. Plates are numbered LXXXVIII, then AA-HH, then A-P. Lacking plates EE-HH. Peter Nicholson's popular guide to carpentry, being a complete book of lines for carpenters, joiners and workmen in general. Featuring methods which were entirely new at the date of publication, and founded on geometrical principles. This work was originally published in 1792. With a memoir of Peter Nicholson to the front of the volume. Nicholson was a Scottish architect, mathematician and engineer, best known for his theoretical work on the skew arch and his invention of notable draughtsman's instruments. Edited by John Bowen.
Rebound in half calf. Externally, smart with rubbing to the extremities. Small cracks to the upper joints. Marks to the boards, heavier to the rear. Internally, firmly bound. Spotting to the tail of the pages towards the front of the book. Age-toning to the pages. Ink mark to the frontispiece. Staining to the plates throughout. Handling marks and the scattered spots throughout.
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