Elementary Principles of Carpentry: A Treatise On The Pressure and Equilibrium of Beams and Timber Framing, the Resistance Of timer; And the Construction Of Floors, Roofs, Centres, Bridges, &c
247 pages in text. 29 x 24 cm. Twenty-two full-page plates, two are double-paged. A major work, it translated "the essential theory developed by the French engineers and savants of the 18th century.[into a form where it was read] by many practicing engineers [Singer, "History of Technology," IV,44]. This work reprinted in Philadelphia from the first English edition in 1837. Scattered text foxing throughout, plates crisp and generally clean, binding very firm and tight, owner inscription. Orig. marbled boards rebacked and recornered in modern red morocco, spine label printed in gilt. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 18417
Title: Elementary Principles of Carpentry: A ...
Publisher: Jesper Harding, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1847
Edition: 2nd American edition
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