Philadelphia: James Locken, 1849. Full Leather with some scuffing. Small quarto, pp. 331, indexed, 40 plates by W. S. Barnard depict tools of the trade and instances of joinery, molding, staircases, and bricklaying. Foxing and page discoloration. Good. Item #21501
Covers bricklaying, masonry, slating, plastering, painting, smithing, turning, joinery, and carpentry, with an introduction to practical geometry. A wonderfully practical snapshot of the trades in the first half of the 19th century.