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Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: Intended as a Work of General Reference and Practical Instruction, On the Lathe and the Various Mechanical Pursuits Followed By Amateurs (The First 4 of 6 Volumes Complete)

John Jacob Holtzapffel

Published by Holtzapffel& Co, London
Condition: Collectible; Very Good Hardcover

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The first 4 volumes of this sweeping, comprehensive work, complete in 6 volumes. All 4 volumes are tight, well-preserved and VG in their decorative, blindstamped cloth, with bright gilt-lettering along each of the spines. Small, tasteful former owner inscription at each of the front free endpapers, otherwise very solid and clean. Thick octavos, over 2,000 pgs. all told, plus publisher's ads, which include a number of beautiful steel engravings. The text also includes thousands of woodcuts, "drawn on the wood by the Author". Vol. I (2nd edition): Materials; Their Differences, Choice,and Preparation; Various Modesof Working Them Generally Without Cutting Tools; Vol. II (1875): The Principles of Construction, Action, and Application, of Cutting Tools Used by Hand; and Also of Machines Derived from the Hand Tools; Vol. III (1864): Abrasive and Miscellaneous Processes, Which Cannot Be Accomplished with Cutting Tools; Vol. IV (1881): The Principles and Practice of Hand or Simple Turning. Bookseller Inventory # 8487

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Title: Turning and Mechanical Manipulation: ...

Publisher: Holtzapffel& Co, London

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Collectible; Very Good

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