Title: Square and Compasses or Building the House
Publisher: Lee and Shepard Publishers. Boston. 1885.
Publication Date: 1885
Binding: Illustrated Cloth
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
Edition: First Edition
The Boat-Builder Series. Illustrated front cover and spine, with gilt accent. Black and white illustrations. 314 pages plus publisher's advertising. Ink notation front end paper. From the Preface: "'Square and Compasses' is the third volume of 'The Boat-Builder Series'. All the characters connected with the Beech Hill Industrial School who were presented in the preceding story will appear in the present issue". "As in the last volume, it is a part of the writer's purpose to interest young people in the mechanic arts, and to illustrate the result of good discipline". Contents include: An Impromptu Race between the Beech Hill Barges; Important to Boy-Architects and Engineers; Dory Dornwood Deals in Moral Courage; Something More About the Beech Hill Rebellion; Bolly Explains the Plans for the Boat-House and Wharf; Something About Framing the Boat-House; The Students use the Square and Compasses; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 637
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