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Spons' Mechanics' Own Book: A Manual for Handicraftsmen and Amateurs

£50.00

Product description

1889 third edition, scarce. Brown cloth hard covers, gilt titles on the spine, black titles and illustrations on the front. Light edge wear, superficial scuffing at the top of the front hinge, bumping at the top and base of the spine. Advertisements on endpapers, foxing on title page and corresponding page at the rear. Binding is tight. An interesting early DIY book with information on mechanical drawing, casting and founding, forging and finishing, soldering, sheet-metal working, carpentry, cabinet making, carving and fretwork, upholstery, painting, staining, gilding, polishing, varnishing, mechanical movements, masonry and many other skills. A treasure trove of information.

Item details

Added value:
Scarce title
Author(s):
Spon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
702
Publisher:
E & F N Spon

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1889 third edition, scarce. Brown cloth hard covers, gilt titles on the spine, black titles and illustrations on the front. Light edge wear, superficial scuffing at the top of the front hinge, bumping at the top and base of the spine. Advertisements on endpapers, foxing on title page and corresponding page at the rear. Binding is tight. An interesting early DIY book with information on mechanical drawing, casting and founding, forging and finishing, soldering, sheet-metal working, carpentry, cabinet making, carving and fretwork, upholstery, painting, staining, gilding, polishing, varnishing, mechanical movements, masonry and many other skills. A treasure trove of information.

Added value:
Scarce title
Author(s):
Spon
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
702
Publisher:
E & F N Spon

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