The Carpenter's New Guide: being a Complete Book of Lines for Carpentry and Joinery. Treating fully on practical geometry, soffits, brick and plaster groins, niches of every description, skylights, lines for roofs and domes (etc).

Nicholson, Peter

Published by Grigg and Eliot, 1837
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Stated twelfth edition. Full calf leather. Quarto. 127 pp., with 84 plates, all present as called for. A guide to various aspects of carpentry and the building of structures, including sections on kirb lights for church work, designs for roofs, hand railing and staircasing, diminishing columns, angle bars for shop fronts, skylights, etc. By Peter Nicholson, a Scottish architect and engineer, who wrote widely on kindred subjects to this. POOR condition. Both covers DETACHED. Heavy scuffing, chipping, flaking, fading and darkening to the covers, with loss of leather along the extremities. Some soiling and minor staining. Leather very brittle along the spine, with much chipping, flaking and loss. Ownership signatures and writing on the inside covers and first and last endpapers, with a few doodles in pencil throughout. Heavy scattered foxing throughout. Dampstaining to the upper fore edge of the first several pages. Overall a rather worn copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Carpenter's New Guide: being a Complete ...
Publisher: Grigg and Eliot
Publication Date: 1837
Binding: Leather
Book Condition: Poor

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