New York: Myron C. Clark Publishing Co., 1909. First American edition. Cloth over Boards; gilt lettering. Small quarto, pp. 321, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs, and b/w drawings of brick patterns. Previous owner signed and stamped the front endpaper. Very good. Item #19732
This book puts in writing that knowledge which has been handed down by word of mouth from journeyman to apprentice for generations. Methods of handling labor and materials are recorded that will reduce costs and raise the pay for workers. A practical and thoroughly valuable resource that will enable an apprentice to work intelligently from the first day, and become proficient in the shortest time possible.