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[Carpentry]. Burn, R. Scott; Architect.

The New Guide To Carpentry, General framing, And Joinery;

John G. Murdoch London nd (circa 1868) Quarto, np; 150 printed plates, 538 wood engravings. Marbled free end papers. Illustrated front ends piece - wood engraving of carpenters at work. 1st edition 1856.
This historic volume covers principles and practices of wood framing and carpentry; joinery, including doors, windows and shutters; construction drawing techniques; building staircases and handrails; and chapters on building materials, carpentry tools; and strength of materials. Also included are examples from the Universal Exposition of Paris in 1867. The artistry of the construction drawings are superb. An uncommon and invaluable resource.


Edition: Later edition
Binding: Black leather, quarter tips, black w/gilt decoration on spine
Condition: Binding fair, pages very good
Book Id: 16789

Price: $275.00

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