First Edition. With a total of 60 finely engraved full-page plates, 40 throughout the general body of the text and 20 additional throughout the Appendix Small Folio , bound in the original and contemporary calf backed marbled boards, the spine decorated with single gilt fillet lines and a red morocco lettering label gilt. vi, 40 pp. + 40 engraved plates + 42 pp. + 20 engraved plates. A very good and pleasing copy in original state. Some spotting to the text-block as is usual VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC TEXT REPLETE WITH FINELY ENGRAVED FULL-PAGE PLATES. The most important book of itís day for use by carpenters and contractors. This core work, was re-printed many times over throughout the next two centuries. True first editions printed in 1792 are rare. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: NEW CARPENTERSí GUIDE, Being A Complete Book...
Publisher: London Printed for, and Sold by the Author 1792
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