The Carpenter and Joiner Modernized; Third edition, revised and corrected, containing new matter of interest to the carpenter, stair-builder, carriage-builder, cabinet-maker, joiner and mason, also explaining the utility of the slide rule, lucid examples of its accuracy in calculation, showing it to be indispensable to every workman in giving the mensuration of surfaces and solids, the division of lines into equal parts, circumferences of circles, length of rafters and braces, board measure, etc. etc. etc. Carpentry, Robert Riddell.

The Carpenter and Joiner Modernized; Third edition, revised and corrected, containing new matter of interest to the carpenter, stair-builder, carriage-builder, cabinet-maker, joiner and mason, also explaining the utility of the slide rule, lucid examples of its accuracy in calculation, showing it to be indispensable to every workman in giving the mensuration of surfaces and solids, the division of lines into equal parts, circumferences of circles, length of rafters and braces, board measure, etc. etc. etc.

Philadelphia, PA: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1880. Third edition, revised and corrected. Cloth over Boards. Oblong quarto, pp. 71, illustrated with b/w drawings. The image on page 20 has been partially cut out with a blade, leaving scratch marks on the page underneath it, but all the cut parts are present. Good; hinges neatly repaired, moderate wear to backstrip and corners. Item #20132

Previous editions of this book taught practical geometry using cardboard models, but this new edition omitted those, preferring to leave "sufficient space for more new and advanced ideas," such as the use of the slide rule in mathematical calculations. The author noted in the preface, "Science and Industry are progressing, and he who will not keep pace with the march of intellect must necessarily fall in the rear, and be passed by."

Price: $225.00

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