[Carpentry]. Burn, R. Scott; Architect.
The New Guide To Carpentry, General framing, And Joinery;
John G. Murdoch
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